NEW BRUNSWICK - Three people were stabbed following a fight at a party late Saturday on Delafield Street between Bristol and Courtland streets, Rutgers police said in an alert sent out today.
The assault, which was not on the Rutgers University campus, occurred about 11:45 p.m., police said.
They said the victims are not affiliated with the university. All three victims reported being stabbed with a sharp object following the altercation at the party, authorities said. The victims went to area hospitals for treatment of wounds.
New Brunswick police are investigating the assaults and urge anyone with information about the incident, or who may have been in the area at the time, to call Detective Bureau at (732) 745-5217.
Rutgers police said there are only limited description of the perpetrators.
This is the latest of several recent crimes in the city. On April 29, two people, one of them affiliated with the university, were attacked and robbed in two separate incidents while the victims were walking on Easton Avenue Bristol and Wyckoff streets about 3:45 a.m.
About 8 p.m. that night, two armed robbers broke into a house on Hamilton Street between Easton and College avenues, forcing three people to flee the house, including one person affiliated with the university. New Brunswick police said the break-in was not related to robberies on Easton Avenue.
The Rutgers police, in the alert issued today, said the department provides escorts to students, faculty, and staff upon request. The escorts provide our community with personalized service to their vehicles, campus residence, or the university's mass transit system. Students and faculty and staff can call police at (732) 932-7211.