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Man allegedly jumps into river to evade cops


A person who jumped into the Merrimack River and made his manner right into a drainpipe Thursday, allegedly to keep away from Manchester police, has been taken into custody, police stated.One week after allegedly stealing a lady’s purse in a Bedford retailer, Manchester police noticed the suspect.Police stated the person ran away from officers making an attempt to take him into custody round 1 p.m. within the space of Blaine and Second streets and later jumped into the Merrimack River earlier than getting contained in the drainpipe.Manchester police and firefighters labored to coax the person out of the drainpipe, utilizing a loudspeaker to speak to him whereas reducing a ladder into the pipe. Police stated the person, recognized as Jorge Guzman Alvarado, 49, climbed out of the pipe after about 90 minutes and was taken to a hospital. “From what I perceive, he was capable of get up in there, so he wasn’t in an excessive amount of water,” stated Heather Hamel, of the Manchester Police Division. “However he swam to that location. It is very chilly, clearly, to be within the water this time of 12 months, so there’s at all times the priority of hypothermia, or he may very well be injured not directly. However it seems that he’s doing OK.”Bedford police stated a video taken by witnesses of final week’s theft helped determine and monitor down Alvarado. The video confirmed a person fleeing a retailer on a white moped. Officers stated Alvarado is needed on an lively warrant out of Bedford for unarmed theft and may now face extra expenses.

A person who jumped into the Merrimack River and made his manner right into a drainpipe Thursday, allegedly to keep away from Manchester police, has been taken into custody, police stated.

One week after allegedly stealing a lady’s purse in a Bedford retailer, Manchester police noticed the suspect.

Police stated the person ran away from officers making an attempt to take him into custody round 1 p.m. within the space of Blaine and Second streets and later jumped into the Merrimack River earlier than getting contained in the drainpipe.

Manchester police and firefighters labored to coax the person out of the drainpipe, utilizing a loudspeaker to speak to him whereas reducing a ladder into the pipe.

Police stated the person, recognized as Jorge Guzman Alvarado, 49, climbed out of the pipe after about 90 minutes and was taken to a hospital.

“From what I perceive, he was capable of get up in there, so he wasn’t in an excessive amount of water,” stated Heather Hamel, of the Manchester Police Division. “However he swam to that location. It is very chilly, clearly, to be within the water this time of 12 months, so there’s at all times the priority of hypothermia, or he may very well be injured not directly. However it seems that he’s doing OK.”

Bedford police stated a video taken by witnesses of final week’s theft helped determine and monitor down Alvarado. The video confirmed a person fleeing a retailer on a white moped.

Officers stated Alvarado is needed on an lively warrant out of Bedford for unarmed theft and may now face extra expenses.

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