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SWAT Responds to Reports of Man with Rifle on Roof of Newark Building


A massive police response had Newark Police officers assisted by SWAT after several reports of a man armed with a long gun was standing on a roof of a liquor store overnight in Newark.

It happened in the vicinity of Clinton Avenue and Irvine Turner Boulevard just before midnight according to police.

Police arrived at the scene where they secured the perimeter of the building and the firehouse then requested NPD 1 Helicopter and SWAT to assist in the investigation.

Police searched the cleared the building in just over an hour, but there were no reports of arrests according to reports.

The incident remains under investigation.