Police and SWAT are on the scene of a hostage situation at a housing complex in Elizabeth at this time.
A person who is reportedly armed with a weapon and refusing to come out of an apartment -with occupants- at the Mravlag Manor located inn Clarkson and Carteret sent police to the scene sometime before 10 a.m. where police have the entire complex and several streets around it sealed off.
According to officials, the suspect is holding the 6-year-old son of the suspect's live-in girlfriend.
There are no injuries reported at this present time.
**UPDATE 2:55 p.m. Suspect in custody, child safe.**