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Barefoot Runner Takes Cops On Two-Hour Chase

He left wet footprints all over the place.

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He left wet footprints all over the place.

It's unclear what the police wanted with the barefoot-running fugitive. Photo: PhotoRun.net

There was some barefoot running drama in Mooloolaba, Australia on Wednesday when a persevering runner took police on an exhasting chase that had him running under cars and paddling across canals.

The suspect was dressed only in blue pants and it’s not entirely clear what he had done wrong. He allegedly put something in his pants before being approached by the police and then fled the scene.

Police used dogs to track the runner and left wet footprints on the concrete.

“What are you filming me for?” he asked bystanders who tried to film him. One witness took note that apparently was carrying a cell phone and calling people while he was running. Nearly two hours into the search, police were unable to track him down. Besides running and swimming, the fit fugitive was even seen rolling under cars.

At one point the police thought they had their man at a residence, and were seen interviewing two residents, but they ultimately came up empty handed.

For More: Sunshine Coast Daily