Man arrested after police say he led them on foot chase that ended in Monongahela River

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MARION COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV)-- A man that allegedly broke into the 12th street pool and removed items from the food storage area was arrested after he led police on a foot chase that ended in the Monongahela River.

According to the criminal complaint, Triston Shipley was seen on surveillance cameras breaking into the food storage and removing various items.

Police say that the items removed and damage to the door was valued at $1,500.

According to the criminal complaint, police saw Shipley walking on Fairmont Ave Tuesday. Shipley had an outstanding warrant.

Police say they pulled in to the CVS parking lot, got out of the car and told Shipley to "come here."

Police say they told Shipley that they had a warrant for his arrest. When they attempted to grap Shipley's wrist, he fled on foot.

According to the criminal complaint, Shipley ran east crossing Gaston Avenue, Virginia Avenue and Everest Drive entering a wooded area near the 3rd Street bridge.

Police say they caught in the Monongahela River just north of the bridge.

Shipley has been charged with fleeing from officer on foot and grand larceny and is currently being held in North Central Regional Jail.