Stabbing reported at Rutgers, suspect in custody

Police are investigating a stabbing incident on Rutgers College Avenue Campus in New Brunswick.

Two people were reportedly stabbed at Mettler Hall at Rutgers University.

Two people were reportedly stabbed at Mettler Hall at Rutgers University. (10/30/15)

NEW BRUNSWICK - Two people were injured in a reported stabbing on Rutgers College Avenue Campus in New Brunswick.

An alert went out to students at around 6:45 p.m. alerting them about a stabbing near Mettler Hall. Another alert went out several minutes later saying that a suspect was in custody.

According to the Rutgers Police Department, officers responded to reports of an aggravated assault near the dormitory and found two people injured. They were taken to a hospital for treatment.

Students tell News 12 New Jersey that the incident may have been related to an argument in the Mettler Hall lounge.

A suspect was quickly located and arrested.

The extent of the victims’ injuries has not been released.

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