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Man Arrested with Loaded Weapon in Newark's South Ward

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark took a male into custody and charged him with possession of a loaded gun in a session of Newark's South Ward on Wednesday night.

Officers investigating reports of a man with a gun on Aldine Street spotted the suspect fitting the description and attempted to question him when the suspect bolted away from officers then led them on a foot pursuit just before 8:40 p.m.

Units were able to catch up with the suspect and place him under arrest, were they ten found a loaded gun in his possession, according to police.

The incident is under investigation.