Omak Fugitive Jumps In River - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Omak Fugitive Jumps In River

OMAK, Wash. (AP) - A fleeing Omak robbery suspect was wrong to think he could escape by jumping in the Okanogan River.
    
Tribal police had a boat in the river just downstream and plucked him out of the water.
    
The Wenatchee World reports (http://bit.ly/199Tez7) the Colville tribal boat was in the river to assist people practicing for the Omak Stampede and World Famous Suicide Race.
    
Police arrested the 21-year-old man who was suspected of taking merchandise from the Omak Walmart and struggling with a security officer.
    

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