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

Leitrim Observer reporter

Reporter:

Leitrim Observer reporter

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.