Maplewood Police report that a man in possession of hand gun assaulted a woman after she dropped off their child to day care on Valley Street this morning at 8:45 a.m.
The woman said that she was attacked by the man, Kareem Dawson of Irvington, who is the father of her two children, after dropping off her son at a day care center at 495 Valley Street. Dawson followed her to her car, tried to push her across the seat, then pulled her from the car and to the ground before fleeing the seen in his vehicle.
The man was apprehended later in Woodbridge and taken into custody.
Read the full Maplewood Police press release here: