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Rutgers Police Department
Monday October 21st, 2019 :: 05:08 p.m. EDT


UPDATE: Crime Alert - Arrest of Suspect

Attention Rutgers Community:

The Rutgers University Police Department issued a crime alert on October 20, 2019 detailing a criminal sexual contact which was reported to have occurred on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at approximately 7:40 AM within Quad 2 on the Livingston Campus located in Piscataway, NJ. An investigation conducted by the Rutgers University Police Department and the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office resulted in the arrest of the suspect on October 21, 2019.

A 17 year old juvenile from South Brunswick has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual contact, criminal sexual contact, and burglary.

The Rutgers University Police Department 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, 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 21, 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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