Police reel in Louisiana man captured swimming in Bass Pro Shop fish tank

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BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana had been in a position to reel in a person captured on video swimming via a fish tank at a sporting items retailer.

Kevin Wise, 26, instructed KSLA-TV that he plunged into the indoor aquarium at a Bass Pro Shop in Bossier City final week to comply with via on a promise he made to followers on the social media platform TikTok.

“I said that if I got 2,000 likes I would jump in the tank,” Wise mentioned. “I got way more than that and didn’t want to be a liar.”

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A video captured by shopper Treasure McGraw confirmed Wise swimming via the tank earlier than climbing out and operating from the shop with moist garments.

“We heard a big splash and I thought it was one of the fish,” McGraw instructed the information outlet. “My fiancé was like ‘somebody is in the tank’ and we saw the guy swimming.”

Bass Pro Shops filed a criticism with the Bossier City Police Department Friday, saying it value them cash to empty out the 13,000 gallon aquarium and clear it after Wise’s swim, KTAL-TV reported.

Wise was charged with easy legal injury to property and launched with a quotation to seem in courtroom, police mentioned.

He instructed KSLA-TV he deliberate on persevering with to make movies for his followers, however cautioned others in opposition to doing comparable “spur of the moment” pranks.