By Peter Vincent For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 02:22 GMT, 5 January 2021 | Updated: 03:12 GMT, 5 January 2021
A fugitive on the run from police after allegedly committing an armed robbery, and cutting his electronic tracking device, was rescued in a bizarre scene at a Darwin waterway.
The fishermen who found him, Kev Joiner and Cam Faust, told Daily Mail Australia they only heard the lucky man's desperate cries when they stopped to drop crab pots on Sunday evening.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
He was in a tree, naked and caked in mud, in a mangrove near East Point.
'We heard him screaming for help real loud: “heeelp!"' And that he wanted water,' Joiner said.
The two friends were 'hesitant' to stop. 'We thought he looked like a nutcase. But he was saying: "I can see you, please don’t leave me here!"
'When we got close we could see he was covered in mud and bites and his feet were swollen.'
The two friends Kev and Cam found the