NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- A 17-year-old male juvenile has been arrested on burglary charges and criminal sexual contact of a female Rutgers student, announced Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L. C. Kuberiet and Chief Kenneth Cop of the Rutgers University Police Department.

In a Monday afternoon press release, police authorities said the juvenile, whose name was not released due to his age and state law was charged with juvenile delinquency, one count of aggravated criminal sexual contact in the third degree, one count of criminal sexual contact in the fourth degree, and one count of burglary in the third degree.

The criminal sexual contact is aggravated because it occurred during a burglary, said Kuberiet.

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The juvenile was charged after investigators determined “that on October 20, 2019, at approximately 7:40 am the juvenile gained entry into Quad 2 on the Livingston Campus in Piscataway and engaged in criminal sexual contact with a female student while she was sleeping in her dorm,” said Kuberiet.

The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Sergeant Rodriguez at (732) 932-7211 or Detective Alvarado at (732) 745-3711.

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