Fleeing Suspect Jumps Off Bridge Into Water

By Kelly Bayliss
|  Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014  |  Updated 3:32 PM EDT
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Fleeing Suspect Jumps Into Icy Water

Police are searching for a fleeing suspect they say jumped off a Center City bridge and into the Schuylkill River Wednesday afternoon.

Police are scouring the Schuylkill after a man they were chasing from 30th Street Station jumped of the Market Street Bridge and into the icy cold water to escape.

The suspect, according to public affairs, dropped a bag in the station. The bag contained drugs and a firearm, authorities said.

The suspect hasn't resurfaced since jumping in the river.

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