NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A group of eight or nine men surrounded and assaulted a man in the early morning hours of Saturday, October 21, according to Rutgers police.

The victim, described as a man “affiliated with Rutgers University,” was approached by the group in the area of Bishop Place adjacent to College Avenue at roughly 2:20 a.m., police said, after which the men ran off in an unknown direction.

No weapons were used in the incident and descriptions of the perpetrators are currently limited, police said.

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The victim was transported to a local hospital, treated for non-life threatening injuries and then released, police said.

Rutgers police are asking anyone with information or who may have been in the area at the time to contact the Rutgers Police Department Detective Bureau at 848-932-8025.