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Montclair Police Pursuit Ends With Officer Injured in Newark


By: Jeff Sommes 

An officer suffered non-fatal injuries after a pursuit ending in a Newark section on Thursday morning. 

Montclair Police began following a vehicle where the driver refused to pull over after officers activated lights and sirens shortly before 2:15 a.m. 

According to a preliminary investigation, the driver sped out of Montclair and through several towns before ending in the vicinity of North 5th And Dickerson. 

One suspect was taken into custody after a brief bail-out chase that ended at the intersection of Market and Central Avenue. 

Police have not immediately released the purpose for the pursuit and the officer's injuries were not rpeorted as severe at this time.