All roads in Newark have reopened following a police investigation that shut down a number of streets Wednesday afternoon.
Police closed off Ogletown Highway and close by roads after they acquired studies of an armed man within the space, in keeping with Newark police spokesperson Lt. Andrew Rubin. Rubin mentioned that the person was taken into custody and confirmed that no photographs had been fired.
Newark police acquired a name round midday, reporting an armed man within the parking zone of america Military Reserve Coaching Middle at 1001 Ogletown Highway, in keeping with Rubin.
The caller reported that the person “had positioned a canopy over his car and positioned an ammunition can and different objects on the bottom across the car,” Rubin mentioned.
Because of this, police evacuated the constructing and shut down Ogletown Highway between Library Avenue and White Clay Middle Drive. Marrows Highway between Ogleown Highway and Wyoming Highway was additionally closed.
Based on police, the person was pacing within the parking zone armed with a rifle and a handgun. Police mentioned that no photographs had been fired and the person didn’t make any threatening verbal statements.
He was arrested and brought into custody, Rubin mentioned, although his prices “are nonetheless pending whereas the investigation continues.”
The person didn’t have any affiliation with the coaching facility, police mentioned, and no additional info was launched early Wednesday night.
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