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Man in custody after barricading himself and infant in Newark home

July 18, 2013 1:55:49 PM PDT
Newark police say one man is in custody and an infant he was holding hostage is safe after a barricade incident in Newark.

Police had evacuated nearby homes on South Orange Avenue.

The incident stemmed from a possible domestic dispute.

The child was assessed by EMS at the scene and transported to UMDNJ as a precautionary measure. The suspect was transported to UMDNJ Crisis Unit for evaluation.


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