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News from Nearby: Westfield Police Ask Residents to Stay Indoors, Police Activity on Grandview Ave.

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A resident took this photo of police at a home on the 900 block of Grandview Avenue. Credits: Erin Anderson
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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Police Department issued a Nixle alert Thursday just after 10:30 p.m. advising of police activity on the 900 block of Grandview Avenue near the Garwood border.

“Stay indoors and avoid area,” the message said. “Do not contact WPD for non-emergencies.”

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Police outside of a home on that block can be heard repeating to a woman inside, “We just worried about you and we want to make sure that you’re okay … give us a signal.”

Erin Anderson lives across the street.

"We had an officer ask us to turn off our exterior lights around 9:30 or 10," Anderson said. "I'm worried for my neighbor."

TAPinto Westfield will publish more information as it becomes available.

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