VIDEO | Deputies rescue 18-year-old Florida man who jumped in lake to avoid arrest but couldn’t swim

Just after 11am on Friday, deputies responded to the intersection of Burnt Branch Circle and Greystone Lane in Sarasota on reports of suspicious activity. Once there, they tried to talk to Richard Garay of Nokomis as he was entering a van parked alongside the road, but deputies say he ran off and jumped into a nearby lake.

VIDEO | Deputies rescue 18-year-old Florida man who jumped in lake to avoid arrest but couldn’t swim