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Rutgers police investigate claims of an aggravated assault at off-campus party

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A Rutgers-affiliated individual told police that he was assaulted by a group outside of an off-campus party on Delafield street.

The Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) is currently investigating an off-campus aggravated assault that took place Saturday afternoon, according to a recent crime alert.

The assault took place at approximately 5:20 p.m. on Delafield Street and involved a Rutgers-affiliated individual, according to the email.

The victim said he was at a party at a private residence when the assault took place. Several males allegedly assaulted the victim following a verbal altercation.

The incident moved from inside the residence to the front porch, where the victim fled the area, according to the email.

No weapons were used in the altercation and the description is limited at the time. 

The Rutgers Police Department asks that anyone with information contact the Detective Bureau at 848-932-8025.

Chloe Dopico

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