A MAN will front Southport Court today after leading police on a dramatic chase through Palm Beach park and Currumbin Creek yesterday.
At around 3.30pm police attended Pirate Park on Thrower Avenue to speak to the man who allegedly had a warrant out for his arrest.
When the man spotted police, he started to run away before jumping into Currumbin Creek and attempting to swim across.
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Officers were forced to use a lifeguard jet ski to catch him, managing to nab him half an hour later.
A 38-year-old man was charged with one count of assault or obstruct police and is scheduled to appear before the Southport Magistrates Court today.