The New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) is investigating an attempted robbery that occurred on Wednesday at approximately 3 a.m. in New Brunswick, according to a University-wide email alert.
During the incident, the Rutgers-affiliated victim was walking near the intersection of Hamilton Street and Guilden Street when she was approached by an unidentified male.
The victim reported that the male struck her with his feet and attempted to take personal items of value from her, according to the email.
The perpetrator then escaped in an unknown direction. The victim sustained injuries that were not life-threatening during the encounter and was moved to a hospital for treatment.
Any description of the perpetrator is still limited at this time. The NBPD asks that anyone with information, or who may have been in the area at the time, contact the NBPD’s detective bureau.