Over 20 Police Officers, Troopers Respond To Fleeing Suspect In Newark

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Police from multiple Delaware agencies have just ended a pursuit near Route 273 and Harmony Road.

Not much is known about the reason for the pursuit or the suspect at this time but, it’s believed that he may be wanted out of Pennsylvania.

Over 20 police vehicles were observed converging on the Hillside Heights neighborhood, near the Christiana Hospital. When Troopers made contact with the suspect, he fled the scene.

It’s believed that he fled on foot and Troopers gave chase, ultimately holding him at gunpoint until backup arrived.

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