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Man in custody after barricading himself and infant in Newark home

Thursday, July 18, 2013
barricade situation ends in newark

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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