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Low-Speed Chase

When a homeowner returned to her Miworth, B.C., Canada, home, there was an intruder inside. According to police, the intruder fled the scene in a stolen truck, drove to a nearby river, and made her escape — onto an ice floe in the Nechako River, which “at the best of times, is a dangerous place, much less in the winter,” said RCMP Corporal Craig Douglass. The 25-year-old suspect floated two kilometers (1.24 miles) before a Mountie and a police dog were able to reach her and arrest her. “It’s definitely a first. It’s something we’ve never come across and probably never will again in our careers,” said Douglass. (MS/CBC) ...Sometimes you just have to go with the floe.
Original Publication Date: 27 March 2016
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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