Man Jumps in River to Avoid Being Attacked by Girlfriend, Police Say

October 17, 2012 Updated Oct 17, 2012 at 11:35 AM EDT

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Man Jumps in River to Avoid Being Attacked by Girlfriend, Police Say

October 17, 2012 Updated Oct 17, 2012 at 11:35 AM EDT

A unique escape route for a Florida man.

According to a report from the Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal, police said a Florida man jumped into a river earlier this week to avoid being attacked by his girlfriend. The woman was charged with battery in connection with the incident, according to the Daytona Beach News-Journal report.

Read the Daytona Beach News-Journal report HERE.