NEWARK — A man has been arrested in the stabbing of a University Hospital nurse in a parking lot.

Rutgers Police said Brian K. Anglin, 56, of Rahway was arrested on Wednesday. He's accused of conducting the attack on Sunday night in the hospital’s parking lot No. 1, located at 185 South Orange Ave. Rutgers owns the lot, according to the school.

Anglin is charged with aggravated assault, robbery, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

Rutgers police did not disclose a motive for the stabbing.

The nurse, whose identity has not been disclosed, was coming off a 12-hour shift in the labor and delivery unit of the hospital, according to the Health Professionals and Allied Employees union. She remains hospitalized, according to police.

RLS Metro Breaking News said the nurse, who is in her late 60s, managed to get herself back into the hospital after the attack. She was taken into surgery immediately, according to the report.

Union vice president Bernie Gerard said the union is concerned about the safety of its members as they walk back to the parking lot. Union leadership met with the hospital to discuss an increase in security.

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