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Rutgers Police Department
Sunday November 3rd, 2019 :: 11:49 a.m. EST


Crime Alert - On Campus

Attention Rutgers Community:

The Rutgers Police Department is investigating a robbery/aggravated assault which was reported to have occurred on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at approximately 1:09 AM inside a residence at the Livingston A Apartments located at 55 Rockafeller Road in Piscataway.

In this incident the victim, who is affiliated with Rutgers University, reported that he was approached by two unidentified males at a social gathering inside a residence. During a conversation with the unknown males, both males grabbed a personal item from the victim and physically assaulted him. No weapons were used in this incident and the perpetrators fled the Livingston Apartments in an unknown direction. The victim sustained injuries and was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and released.

The descriptions of the perpetrators are males between the ages of 19-21. One of the males was wearing a white hoodie, an orange and black "Nike" backpack, and had a mustache and goatee. The second male was wearing an "American Eagle" hoodie, possible black in color.

The Rutgers Police Department asks that anyone with information, or who may have been in the area at the time, contact the Rutgers Detective Bureau at 732-932-7211

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

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Chief Kenneth Cop
November 3, 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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