Miami PD: Battery suspect flees from police, jumps into river

MIAMI – A battery suspect was arrested Wednesday after he fled from police and then jumped into a river, Miami police confirmed.

According to authorities, the battery occurred earlier in the day.

Police said they located the suspect, who was shirtless and shoeless, but he ran from officers before jumping into the river.

Officers were able to get him out of the water and detain him, authorities confirmed.

No other details were immediately released.

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