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Woman Sickened by Mysterious Substance Inside Newark Apartment

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police officials in Newark are investigating a mysterious and potential Hazmat incident that sent a woman to the hospital Tuesday night in the city’s West Ward. 

Newark Public Safety Director Brian O’Hara, told RLS Media that just after 9:15 p.m. on May 11,, officers responded to a residence at Brookdale Avenue, near Abinger Place, on a call of a sick or injured person.

Responding officers located an unresponsive woman who was being treated by EMS.

When the victim regained consciousness, she reported that she passed out after spilling a substance she found inside the apartment that she had just moved into.

Officials have not confirmed what the substance was at this time. 

This incident remains under investigation.

No further information is available.