"Dangerous" Situation in Newport Update

Staff Writer

The large police presence is continuing in Newport and Police still have not commented on what is going on, but said it is a "dangerous" situation. One officer in Newport had begun to talk but was forced to run to assist and did not have time to explain. Residents who live on the Pleasant Street Extension in Newport are not being allowed to return home. The Newport Municipal Building is open as a place for people to stay who cannot get home and have no where else to go.