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Gallery: Gardai rescue man from Shannon in Leitrim as he tries to evade them

Gardai rescued a man from the Shannon this evening as he attempted to evade them.

Gardai went to have a conversation with the individual when he ran off, jumping into the Shannon in an attempt to get away.

There were no injuries involved but he was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.

Local photographer Gerry Faughnan captured the incident.

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