9 Homeless People Found Living Under N.J. Highway Overpass: Newark Police

NEWARK, NJ — Newark police recently “relocated” nine homeless people found living under the highway overpass at I-280 and Route 21, authorities announced Friday.

City police and workers with the New Jersey Department of Transportation recently moved in to “relocate” the people living under the highways and clean the area of discarded personal items and residual debris, authorities stated in a Friday news release.

According to Newark city officials, the Newark Health Department’s Homeless Coalition made multiple visits to the overpass for the past three months to “assess the needs” of the homeless residents.

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