Stolen car ends up in canal after suspect bails

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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

A suspected car thief bailed out of an SUV and the car went into a canal in Phoenix on Monday night.

The SUV went into the water in the area of 20th Avenue and Indian School Road.

Police said the vehicle was stolen and the suspect bailed out before the SUV hit the water. 

Officers said they weren't really chased the suspect but rather the police department's helicopter was following the SUV from the air.

The suspect was arrested.

It's unclear when police started following the suspect.

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