Police Arrest Armed Man in Newark's North Ward

A suspicious person investigation resulted in the arrest of a man who was armed with a gun in Newark's North Ward Thursday evening.

Police say they began to monitor the suspect in the 90's block of Cutler Street shortly before 5:10 p.m.

When officers began to investigate further, they located a loaded weapon in the man's possession, according to police.

The suspect was arrested without further incident and police have not released his identity at this time.