Lincoln shoplifter jumps in river to try and escape police in city centre
A shoplifter from Lincoln has tried to escape police by jumping into the River Witham.
A 19-year-old Lincoln man was arrested after his attempt to flee police failed.
The man stole items from Marks & Spencer on Lincoln High Street at around 11:30am today.
He ran into City Square, where he then dumped the items and jumped into the river.
Police managed to capture the man.