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Octavio Alvarado, who fell during chase, out of hospital, in jail

By Kevin Fitzsimmons, Web Producer
Published On: Jun 10 2013 03:01:08 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 10 2013 05:12:49 PM CDT

A man who fell about 20 feet into the Schuylkill River while running from police in Reading is out of the hospital.

READING, Pa. -

A man who fell about 20 feet into the Schuylkill River while running from police in Reading is out of the hospital.

Octavio Alvarado has moved from a hospital room to a jail cell.

Police said they tried to pull Alvarado over last week because he was driving a stolen SUV.

Alvarado took off and eventually crashed near the campus of Reading Area Community College, police said. He was running from officers when he fell from a storm drain.

Alvarado was charged with assault and related offenses.