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DEVELOPING: Pursuit of North Arlington Aggravated Assault Suspect Leads Officers on Pursuit in Newark, East Orange; Arrest

By rlsmetro on
North Arlington Kearny Newark

A man wanted for aggravated assault in North Arlington now has police from multiple agencies in pursuit of the vehicle the suspect is driving.

Newark police are 'monitoring' the pursuit that began before 4:15 a.m. when a man reportedly attacked a person at a 7-Eleven on Noel Drive and Ridge Park Drive in North Arlington.

Police spotted the suspect driving a vehicle moments after and began to follow the car that made its way through Kearny, Harrison, and now is in Newark.

The suspect is recklessly speeding through traffic signals and his last known location was westbound on Central Avenue near South 12th Street in Newark at 4:35 a.m.

Use caution if you are driving around the city.

**UPDATED 4:42am** East Orange Police are now involved in the pursuit.

**UPDATED 4:48am** Suspect bailed from the vehicle on Central and Harrison avenues. At least one suspect confirmed in custody after a foot pursuit.