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Rutgers Police Department
Sunday October 20th, 2019 :: 11:26 a.m. EDT


Crime Alert

Attention Rutgers Community:

The Rutgers University Police Department is investigating a criminal sexual contact that occurred in Quad 2 on the Livingston Campus, located at 99 Road 3 in Piscataway, at approximately 7:40 AM on October 20, 2019.

In this incident, the victim who is affiliated states the perpetrator gained entry into an unsecured dorm room and made unwanted sexual contact with the resident of the room while the resident was sleeping. When the resident awoke the perpetrator immediately exited the room and fled from the area on foot. The victim was not physically injured during the encounter.

Description of the perpetrator is a 20 year old Hispanic or Indian Male, approximately 5’7”, thin build with black hair, wearing glasses with a pink shirt with blue jeans..

The Rutgers University Police Department is actively investigating this incident and asks that anyone with information, or who may have been in the area at the time, 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:

- Secure points of entry to buildings and all work spaces when not in use;

- Remain alert and aware of people and circumstances around you;

- Do not prop open exterior doors;

- Immediately report suspicious activity to local law enforcement.

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 20, 2019

Rutgers Police Department
55 Paul Robeson Blvd
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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

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