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BREAKING NEWARK NJ: Hostage Situation Underway in Newark's North Ward

By rlsmetro on

There is a massive police presence underway in the city's North Ward as police have a neighborhood closed down for a hostage situation at this time.

The situation is unfolding in the vicinity Broadway and Irving Street where according to reports, a male suspect is holding a gun to the head of a woman.

Police are setting up a perimeter and SWAT has been notified and are en route.

Residents are asked to avoid the area for the extremely dangerous situation. Negotiators are on the scene.