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Rutgers Police Department
Thursday June 22nd, 2017 :: 04:06 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 Thursday, June 22, 2017, at approximately 12:15 AM on Senior Street between Sicard Street and Wyckoff Street in the City of New Brunswick.

In this incident the victim, who is affiliated, reported that while he was walking to his residence he was approached by four males who brandished a BB gun, struck him with their fists before removing items of value, and fleeing in a dark colored sedan in an unknown direction. The victim declined medical attention while at the scene.

Descriptions 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, 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 http://rupd.rutgers.edu/crimetips.shtml

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
June 22, 2017

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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