PHYSICALLY FIT: Mentally, Not So Much

The indoor lap pool at Lakeview Athletic Club. Image: Yelp

Police were called to the Lakeview Athletic Club at Broadway and Belmont around 10:30 Friday morning after someone allegedly “tried to drown” a person, ostensibly in the club’s indoor swimming pool.

One person was taken into custody in the matter, which is recorded as a simple battery in CPD case #HW516157.

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