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Rutgers Police Department
Monday December 11th, 2017 :: 09:34 p.m. EST


Crime Alert - Off Campus

Attention Rutgers Community:

The New Brunswick Police Department is investigating a robbery which is reported to have occurred on Monday, December 11, 2017, at approximately 6:40 PM on Stone Street between Easton Avenue and Sicard Street.

In this incident, the victim, who is affiliated with Rutgers University, reported that he engaged in conversation with a male perpetrator who subsequently struck him, took items of value, and then fled towards Easton Avenue. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and declined further medical attention on scene. No weapons were displayed during this incident.

The description of the perpetrator is limited at this time.

The New Brunswick Police Department asks that anyone with information, or who may have been in the area at the time, to contact the New Brunswick Police Department Detective Bureau at 732-745-5217.

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

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
December 11, 2017

Rutgers Police Department
55 Commercial Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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

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