New Castle police arrest suspect who jumped into Shenango River

Police said Mark Moore, of New Castle, was wanted on bench warrants

Police in New Castle have arrested a man who jumped into the Shenango River after a chase on Friday.

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (WKBN) – Police in New Castle have arrested a man who jumped into the Shenango River after a chase on Friday.

Police said Mark Moore, of New Castle, was wanted on bench warrants.

When officers caught up to him, he ran and jumped into the river.

Water search and rescue crews were called in to help get Moore out of the water near West Grant Street. After about an hour, they were able to talk him into swimming to shore.

He was arrested and taken to the Lawrence County Jail.

Police wouldn’t release any further details on Friday. They said more information will be released on Monday.

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