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A Guy Got Denied at a Club Door So He Jumped into a Canal

Local police in Manchester said he was not injured on his way in or out of the water channel.

by Alexander Iadarola
Jul 12 2017, 3:54pm

Photo of Rochdale Canal in Manchester courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

A French dancer jumped into a canal in Manchester this morning in protest at being denied entry to a club. Nearby door staff at a club on Canal Street in central Manchester then helped the man get out of the waterway safely after his aquatic act of defiance was caught on the club's CCTV, reports Manchester Evening News.

Manchester police tweeted about the incident earlier today, reporting that the man was "cold and wet (unsurprisingly), but otherwise uninjured" after his "grand jete" at 2:30 AM. Along with members of local law enforcement, both an ambulance and the fire department showed up to the scene but the man walked away unharmed.

If you're looking to avoid this kind of situation on a night out in Northwest England, you should probably read THUMP's guide to clubbing in Manchester.

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