LOS ANGELES (AP) — Members of a Canadian folk-rock band have been cited for canoeing down the Los Angeles River before an approaching storm.
Police Lt. Brian Wendling says six people in two canoes were cited for trespassing Friday after they left the concrete-lined channel in Studio City.READ MORE: Pasadena Unified School District Parents Voice Concerns About Return To Classrooms, Vaccines, Testing
He says the Manitoba band took to the water in nearby Van Nuys with their instruments and a camcorder, apparently to make a music video.
Wendling says they left the 3-foot-deep river after one rickety canoe began leaking, and firefighters and police helped them out.READ MORE: Five Arrested After Wild Pursuit Ends With Car Crashing Into Pole, Flipping Over
They were cited for trespassing and could be charged for the emergency response.
A website for a Manitoba band called Twin says the group planned a journey down the river.
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