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Helicopters, divers search Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin after man jumps into water during late-night police chase – ABC News

Police deploy divers and a helicopter to Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin in a large-scale search operation, after a man jumped into the water during a police chase…



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A large-scale search operation is taking place in the centre of Canberra, after a man fleeing police jumped into Lake Burley Griffin overnight and could not be found.

  • The man jumped into the lake about 1:15am on Monday, and police have been unable to find him
  • Divers and a rescue helicopter were deployed to search for the man
  • It is not clear whether he drowned or successfully escaped

Police had followed a car the man was in towards the lake about 1:15am. He and another woman then got our of the car…

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