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Police Arrest Armed Man in Newark's Central Ward


A suspect wanted for possibly committing armed robberies in Newark was taken into custody in Newark's Central Ward on Wednesday evening.

According to preliminary reports, several police officers found the suspects in the area of Springfield and Fairmount avenues just before 6:10 p.m.

During their investigation, police say they found weapons on the suspect then placed him in custody.

The suspect was transported to the precinct for processing then taken into custody.

Police offcials interviewed a robbery victim to determine if the suspect is responsible for criminal activity.

No injuries were reported.