Police: Pursued suspect escapes into Lehigh River

Author: , Assignment Editor / Web Producer, OAlbright@wfmz.com
Published: Dec 20 2013 06:06:28 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 20 2013 06:58:12 PM EST
Walnutport Police looking for man who fled into Lehigh River
WALNUTPORT, Pa. -

Walnutport Police embarked on a pursuit Thursday night that led to the Lehigh River.

At approximately 7:50 p.m., police were requested to assist a bail bonds recovery agent.

When they arrived at the house, the suspect jumped into a vehicle and fled the scene.

The suspect, while being pursued by an officer, eventually pulled over and fled on foot into the Lehigh River.

The suspect is still at large, though Walnutport Police say there is no immediate danger to the public.