Wanted man tries to evade arrest by jumping into lake

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Officials say a man tried to swim across a lake to evade federal agents.

DeKalb police, fire and emergency management were called to Lehigh Lake in south DeKalb County for what was originally deemed a possible drowning.

Federal agents were reportedly attempting to serve a warrant when the man jumped into the lake, which is in a neighborhood off Flakes Mill Road.

The man was arrested after trying to swim away.

It is not known what the man was wanted for.

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