Police activity prompts evacuations in Rahway

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Some homes and businesses in Rahway were evacuated Friday afternoon after a large amount of law enforcement officers swarmed the area near the Union County Performing Arts Center.

Police have not released any details as to why they are in Rahway, but witnesses tell News 12 New Jersey that they believe the police were looking for armed suspects.

Employees at nearby Rahway Kitty Hall Cat Café told News 12 that they were forced out for a time but were allowed back inside around 6:30 p.m.

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