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Rutgers Police Department
Wednesday May 2nd, 2018 :: 04:23 p.m. EDT

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Crime Alert - Off Campus

Attention Rutgers Community:

The New Brunswick Police Department is investigating a robbery which was reported to have occurred on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at approximately 2:30 AM on Hamilton Street between Guilden and Division Streets in the City of New Brunswick.

In this incident the victim, who is affiliated, was walking on Hamilton Street when he was confronted by three males who demanded items of value. One of the males brandished a knife before all three fled in an unknown direction with the victim’s personal property. There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

Descriptions of the perpetrators are 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 http://rupd.rutgers.edu/crimetips.php

Follow the Rutgers Police Department on Nixle for regular updates on issues impacting your community at http://local.nixle.com/rutgers-police-department/

Authority:
Chief Kenneth Cop
May 2, 2018

Address/Location
Rutgers Police Department
55 Commercial Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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

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