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A Florida man accused of stealing a van was caught by Lee County police after jumping off the Edison Bridge into the Caloosahatchee River.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office said deputies tried to pull over the stolen van on Bayshore Road, but the driver, Bryan Gray, sped off toward 41.

Check out footage captured of the incident:

 

The Fort Myers Police Department’s marine unit was able to pull Gray out of the water. He was arrested for grand theft auto and fleeing and eluding deputies.

SOURCE: NBC2

 

 

 

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