PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Row, row, row your boat, just not down Main Street in Manayunk. That’s the message police are sending after arresting two men who used a raft as an alternate means of transportation down the flooded street Sunday.READ MORE: Police: Man Shot 3 Times In Face, Killed In North Philadelphia
CBS 3 reporter Dray Clark caught up with Pete and Pat, best friends and roommates from Manayunk, who paddled their way down the water covered street.
“I thought, Main Street floods a lot, go get a raft and float down,” said Pat, who admitted the idea was his.
“We thought it would be a good time and it turns out it is,” said Pete.READ MORE: Funeral Services Held At Temple University's Liacouras Center For 12 Victims Killed In Fairmount Fire
Minutes later, Philadelphia police stopped the men and hauled them away in handcuffs.
When Dray asked why the men were being arrested, he said the officers replied, “for lack of common sense.”
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