NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—City police are investigating a stabbing that reportedly occurred on Morrell Street between Wyckoff and Sicard Streets in the Sixth Ward, according to a Rutgers University crime alert.

According to the alert, the incident took place at approximately 4:30am on February 14.

The Rutgers student victim was "approached by three males following a verbal altercation which took place during a party at an off campus residence," according to the alert.

"One of the perpetrators stabbed the victim who sustained non-life threatening injuries," reads the alert.

The perpetrators then fled the area in an unknown direction, and the descriptions of them are limited, acccording to the the alert.

"The victim then proceeded to a nearby off campus residence and was then transported to a local area hospital for treatment," reads the alert.

According to police radio transmissions the victim walked into Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital's Emergency Room, and police were dispatched to that location at 5:36am.

"I need you to come over to Robert Wood, to the ER.  They had a stabbing come in, also has a head injury," a dispatcher told the officer in NBPD car #996.

The New Brunswick Police Department asks that anyone with information, or who may have been in the area at the time, to contact their Detective Bureau at 732-745-5217.

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