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AustraliaTwo men arrested after jumping into Gold Coast river

13:25  07 june  2019
13:25  07 june  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

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Two men who jumped into the Nerang River , allegedly to avoid arrest , have been charged. The men, wanted over an alleged armed burglary on Sunrise Boulevard in Surfers Paradise, swam to the centre and refused police requests to return to shore. “One was saying he was armed with a firearm and was

A man allegedly jumped into the Nerang River in an attempt to evade police during a pursuit. Kieran Gray, 29, from Mausland was allegedly spotted driving a After being stopped by road spikes on Ross River Bridge during the two hour pursuit, he then allegedly attempted to steal another car at knife-point.

Two men who jumped into the Nerang River, allegedly to avoid arrest, have been charged.

The men, wanted over an alleged armed burglary on Sunrise Boulevard in Surfers Paradise, swam to the centre and refused police requests to return to shore.

“One was saying he was armed with a firearm and was going to shoot police,” Chris Tritton from Queensland Police said.

Two men arrested after jumping into Gold Coast river© 9News Police commandeered a barge to arrest the two men, who had jumped into the Nerang River.

Police initially pointed a firearm at the wanted criminals before switching to a Taser.

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A man has been captured on the Gold Coast in a dramatic arrest after he jumped off a bridge into a river trying to escape police. Police spotted the 29-year-old man allegedly speeding in a stolen car with false numberplates at Benowa about 11am on Monday. Officers used stingers to stop the car on Ross

© Getty images Not the gold nugget in question (for representation only) Gold fever has hit the West Coast after a local man stumbled upon the biggest gold nugget seen by local buyers in up to five © 9News Police commandeered a barge to arrest the two men , who had jumped into the Nerang River .

Police commandeered a barge and closed in on the men who eventually gave up the chase.

A 25-year-old Bilinga man was taken into custody and the other, a 33-year-old Ironbark man was treated by paramedics.

Two men arrested after jumping into Gold Coast river© 9News The men have been charged with a number of offences. Two men arrested after jumping into Gold Coast river© 9News One of the men was treated by paramedics after suffering a medical episode.

The 33-year-old has been charged with one count each of enter dwelling with intent, going armed to cause fear and obstructing police.

The 25-year-old man has been charged with one count each of enter dwelling with intent, going armed to cause fear, possessing a restricted item, obstructing police and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

Both will appear in court tomorrow.

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