Car Stolen From Belleville Crashes in Newark; Arrest Made

Essex County Sheriff's Officers arrested a suspect who led them on a brief foot pursuit in Newark's North Ward on Saturday night.

According to preliminary reports, police chased the suspect on foot after the car he was driving crashed near the entrance to Branch Brook Park and Ballantine Parkway at approximately 7:20 p.m.

Police say the vehicle's registration that the suspect was driving came back stolen from a location in Belleville.

The suspect was captured without further incident and there were no other suspects inside the vehicle according to reports.

There were no injuries reported.