Police at the scene on Thursday.
Photo: Terrel W. Carey Sr/Tribune staff
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Police are investigating after an alleged robber drowned in a canal in eastern New Providence on Thursday.
According to reports, shortly after 10am, police responded to reports of a house breaking in progress at Bay Lilly Drive, Sea Breeze Estates. Upon arrival, the officers saw three men running from a house. Two of the men were captured and taken into custody, while a third jumped into the nearby canal. While in the water he appeared to be in distress – he was then assisted to shore and CPR administered. Paramedics were called to the scene but he was pronounced dead.
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