Man who evaded Police by jumping into Lake Burley Griffin to face court


A 29 year old Kambah man who jumped in the lake, in an effort to evade police will face the ACT Magistrates Court today.

Police pulled over a stolen Hyundai last week, two women ran from the vehicle to a waiting Kia been driven by the 29 year old.

Police arrested the two women but the man allegedly drove at Police and failed to stop.

Police caught up with the man, before he jumped into Lake Burley Griffin and swam away.

The man was arrested in Kambah on New Years Eve and now faces a total of five charges.