Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

Rutgers Police Department
Wednesday March 13th, 2019 :: 04:49 p.m. EDT

Alert

Crime Alert - Off Campus

Attention Rutgers Community:

The New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) is investigating a robbery which was reported to have occurred on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at approximately 11:53 PM on Baldwin Street between Jones Avenue and Nichol Avenue.

In this incident the victim, who is not affiliated with Rutgers University, reported that upon making a food delivery to a private residence in the area, he was approached by a male perpetrator, who entered his vehicle and pushed a hard object against his body. Two additional male perpetrators removed items of value from the vehicle and all three fled the area towards Jones Avenue. The victim was not physically injured as a result of this incident.

The 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, contact the NBPD 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, contact the police communications center at 732-932-7211.

For more crime prevention information please visit the Rutgers Public Safety website at https://ipo.rutgers.edu/publicsafety/nb-crime-tips

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
March 13, 2019

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

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

Navigate & Discover