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Suspect tries to flee from troopers by stealing a canoe
Marlborough, Connecticut -- A suspect tried to get away from state police by snatching a canoe and paddling out onto a lake in Marlborough. State police said they arrested 45-year-old Shameek Obajakuta Afrika of Hartford around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Troopers said it began as a stolen motor vehicle stop on Jones Hollow Road after which the suspects fled the scene on foot.