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Scotch Plains Pursuit Ends in Newark with Arrest

Scotch Plains Newark Hillside

A police pursuit that began in Scotch Plains on Saturday afternoon ended in Newark with the driver of the vehicle taken into custody.

Scotch Plains police attempted to pull a vehicle over for traffic violations in the eastbound lanes of Rt. 22 at around 3:15 p.m.

The driver of the white car ignored officers' lights and sped off according to reports.

The fleeing vehicle continued down Rt. 22 where it entered Hillside, prompting units from the Hillside Police Department to join the pursuit reports said.

The vehicle came to a stop in the area of Frelinghuysen Avenue and Haynes Avenue where officers placed the suspect into custody after a brief foot chase.

There were no injuries reported.