Bandit nabbed in dramatic police jet-ski chase

Melbourne, Nov 22 (ANI): The Australian police opened fire on an alleged bandit, sparking a chase that saw an officer commandeering a jet ski to capture the offender.

The drama began when the police officers saw a vehicle with the engine running outside a business at Ashmore on the Gold Coast, reports

One of the accused ran off while the other allegedly drove at the police, prompting one officer to fire a shot at the vehicle.

After a brief chase, the driver jumped into a nearby canal in a bid to escape.

"The man ... allegedly swam across the canal in an attempt to evade arrest before being apprehended by a police officer who had commandeered a jet ski," the police said.

The police have also detained his alleged accomplice. (ANI)

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