Officials: Man fatally stabbed in street robbery near Rutgers University in New Brunswick

(FILE PHOTO - NEWS 12)

(FILE PHOTO - NEWS 12) (2/25/17)

NEW BRUNSWICK - Authorities say a street robbery near the Rutgers University campus in New Brunswick ended with a man being stabbed to death.

Rutgers police say the robbery occurred around 2:30 a.m. Saturday when two or three men tried to rob the victim on Hamilton Street, which is less than a mile from Rutgers.

The victim, who was not affiliated with the university, was stabbed with a sharp object. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

The robbers fled the area shortly after the stabbing occurred. No arrest have been made.

Further details on the robbery have not been disclosed.

Middlesex County prosecutors are leading the investigation.

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