'Shoplifter' plunges into river during police chase
The man was allegedly caught stealing from Tesco near the River Tay in Dundee.
An alleged shoplifter has been injured after jumping into the River Tay to try and escape police.
The 57-year-old man tried to swim away from officers after allegedly being caught stealing from Tesco on Riverside Drive in Dundee.
He lasted about 20 minutes before becoming too tired and was later caught.
The man has been taken to hospital following the incident.
A police spokeswoman said: "Police Scotland along with other emergency services attended at Dundee Riverside at about 7:45pm last night (Tuesday) in response to reports of a man in the water.
"The 57-year-old man initially refused to engage with rescue services, however was taken from the water after about 20 minutes, and was then conveyed to Ninewells Hospital for treatment."