ISP says stealing a car and fleeing from police only works in movies

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The suspect crashed this stolen vehicle. | Idaho State Police Twitter

JEFFERSON COUNTY – A man stole a car and subsequently crashed it into a canal while attempting to escape from the police.

According to a tweet from Idaho State Police, the suspect fled from police on Interstate 15 Monday afternoon. The suspect exited near the Roberts area and crashed the vehicle into a canal.

The man then tried to run away but was caught by Jefferson County Sheriff deputies.

The situation is under investigation and no other information has been released.