Submitted by New Brunswick City Police Department:
Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly struck, and then robbed a Rutgers University student on Monday in New Brunswick.
The incident reportedly occurred on
High Street, which is located between Hamilton and Somerset Streets, around 12 noon in
In this incident the victim, a Rutgers University
student, reported that while walking on High Street; he was approached
by the perpetrator who struck him in the back of head causing him to
fall to the ground.
Following his fall, the perpetrator removed items
of value from the victim and fled on High Street towards Somerset
Street. There were no weapons displayed by the assailant and the victim
was not seriously injured during this incident.
The perpetrator is described as black male approximately 5'11", medium
build, with ear length dreadlocks, wearing a black shirt and blue jeans.
Anyone with information or who may have been in the area at the time is
asked to contact the New Brunswick Police Department Detective Bureau at
732-745-5218 or the Rutgers Police Department Investigations Unit at
848-932-8025 or 732-932-7211.
The Rutgers University Police Department reminds you that you can reduce
your chances of being a victim of a crime by taking reasonable
- Remain alert and aware of people and circumstances around you.
- Walk in groups when possible.
- Immediately report suspicious activity to local law enforcement.
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