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NBPD investigates reports of individual looking into residences

The New Brunswick Police Department is investigating reports of a male who was allegedly looking into residences in the Fifth and Sixth Wards.  – Photo by New Brunswick Police Department

The New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) is investigating reports of a male who was allegedly looking into residences in the Fifth and Sixth Wards, according to a University-wide email. 

In the latest incident, the man was seen near a residence on Richardson Street located between Easton Avenue and Wyckoff Street, according to the email.

Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) Detective Lieutenant Brian Emmett said the residence on Richardson Street was occupied by Rutgers affiliates, who spotted the male between the hours of 11 p.m. on Oct. 30 and 2 a.m. on Oct. 31.

The individual, who is believed to be in his 20s, is described as being of either Latinx or Middle Eastern descent, according to the email. He has dark facial hair and was wearing dark-colored clothing at the time of the incidents.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents should contact the NBPD's Detective Bureau. 

The RUPD said students should stay attuned to their circumstances, keep their doors locked and report suspicious activities or people to law enforcement, according to the email.

Editor's Note: This article has been updated to include the date of the incident and the occupancy status of the residence on Richardson Street.


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