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Rutgers Police Department
Sunday October 1st, 2017 :: 05:56 p.m. EDT


Crime Alert - Off Campus

Attention Rutgers Community:

The Rutgers Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault which was reported to have occurred on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at approximately 5:20 PM on Delafield Street, between Courtland Street and Bristol Street, in the City of New Brunswick.

In this incident the victim, who is affiliated, reported that he was at a party inside of a private residence when he was assaulted by several males following a verbal altercation. The incident continued onto the front porch of the residence as the victim fled the area. No weapons were used in this incident and the victim received treatment for non life threatening injuries at a local hospital.

Descriptions are limited at this time.

The Rutgers Police Department asks that anyone with information, or who may have been in the area at the time, to contact the Rutgers Police Department Detective Bureau at 848-932-8025.

The Rutgers University Police Department reminds you that you can reduce your chances of being a crime victim by taking reasonable precautions, including:

• Immediately reporting suspicious activity to local law enforcement;
• Remaining alert and aware of the people and circumstances around you;
• Avoid isolated or dark areas;
• Walking in groups when traveling during late night hours, make sure residence doors and windows are locked at night.

The Rutgers University Police Department provides escorts to students, faculty, and staff upon request. The escorts provide our community with personalized service to their vehicles, campus residence, or the University's mass transit system. In order to request a security escort we ask that an individual contact the police communications center at 732-932-7211.

For more crime prevention information please visit the Rutgers Public Safety website at

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Chief Kenneth Cop
October 1, 2017

Rutgers Police Department
55 Commercial Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-932-7211

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