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Police: Pursued suspect escapes into Lehigh River

By Olivia Brochu, Assignment Editor / Web Producer, OBrochu@wfmz.com
Published On: Dec 20 2013 05:06:28 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 20 2013 05:58:12 PM CST

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