Pedal boat pursuit

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A Florida man fleeing the scene of a break-in had the wrong getaway vessel, according to local authorities.

Responding to a burglary call, police in Pinellas County, Fla., spotted a man trying to cross Lake Tarpon in a pedal boat. The boat was taking on water; the man was wearing nothing but his boxer shorts.

With help from a local who offered his pontoon boat, authorities made their way out to the suspect's boat. The man was on a cell phone with the Sheriff's Office, reporting that he could not pedal to shore.

The alleged burglar is currently in Pinellas County Jail. Detectives are investigating to determine if Schaumburger is responsible for other burglaries in the area, according to the local ABC affiliate.

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