BC-US--Shoplifting Suspe, 0132
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Authorities: Shoplifting suspect flees cops, drowns in lake<
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WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a shoplifting suspect in New Jersey drowned when he ran from police and then tried to swim away in a lake.
Gloucester County prosecutors say officers approached the 20-year-old man at a Woodbury convenience store around 3:50 a.m. Saturday and tried to speak with him. But they say he ran off and jumped into nearby Stewart Lake.
The officers ordered the man t ...