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Newark Police Pursuit Results in Arrest of Armed Suspect


Newark Police took a male into custody and charged him with eluding and weapons possession after a pursuit in the city's Central Ward Friday night. 

During an investigation, police attempted to stop an unidentified male who they believe had a loaded gun in the area of Brenner and South 10th Street. 

When officers attempted to investigate further, the suspect bolted away and led officers on a brief pursuit through the community. 

Police say the suspect was ultimately captured and after a search of the area, officers reportedly found the gun on Kent Street. 

There were no injuries reported.