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Home Invasion Leads to Police Car Pursuit in Newark

By rlsmetro on

A foot pursuit that took place in the city's South Ward had one person placed in custody late Monday morning.

According to reports, at around 11:30 a.m., a call came in to police for a home invasion burglary in the 200 block of Meeker Ave.

Officers responding to the call, witnessed at least four male suspects jump from a window of the home reports said.

The men then entered a car that was occupied by at least one other person. Then suspects sped away from the scene, leading police on a pursuit around Newark's South Ward.

According to reports, minutes later, the car came to a stop at 72 Tillinghast Street where five suspects jumped from the vehicle prompting a foot pursuit down several streets and backyards of residents.

Police where able to capture at least three of the individuals report said.

A K-9 Unit was called in to assist officers find the remaining suspects but it is not immediately clear if the men were ever apprehended.

There were injuries reported.