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Seton Hall Student Robbed on Cottage Street

November 19, 2013 at 3:27 PM

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -- A female Seton Hall University student was robbed at knifepoint while walking on Cottage Street at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Monday night, according to university officials.

According to a Pirate Alert email, the student was approached by a male with a dark-colored knife who demanded her cell phone and money. The victim handed over her phone.

The robber fled on foot to South Orange Avenue. The suspect is described as a black male in his late 20s to early 30s, wearing a dark mask, dark clothing and a leather jacket. 

The reporter is a student participating in hyperlocal journalism partnership between The Alternative Press and Seton Hall University's Department of Communication & The Arts.
 
Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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