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Newark Police Administer Narcan To Save Woman Overdosing While 7-Year-Old Child Watched

By rlsmetro on

Police officers from Newark's 2nd Precinct deployed Narcan to save the life of a woman who was experiencing an overdose with her 7-year old child present on yesterday.

According to police, at approximately 7:49 p.m., officers responded to the 800-block of Broadway to a call of a person in danger of an overdose.

Officers arrived and administered Narcan to the unresponsive woman who survived and was transported by Emergency Medical Services to a local hospital for treatment.

The child was not injured and is currently in the custody of its father authorities said.

The investigation is active and ongoing.