Preliminary reports say an armed man was arrested early this afternoon after he crashed his vehicle on Route 40 and fled into the marsh in Atlantic City.

The scene unfolded late this morning as reports indicated that Exit 2 off of the Atlantic City Expressway was closed due to police activity, which was then followed by police closing Albany Avenue/Route 40 at West End Avenue westward towards Egg Harbor Township.

A short tweet from ACPD at 12:30 provided some information on the activity in the area...

This is a developing story and we will update this post with more information as it becomes available.

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