NEW BRUNSWICK — Rutgers University police are investigating three robberies that all took place within a half-hour near the New Brunswick campus early Thursday morning.

In the first incident, four men approached several people affiliated with Rutgers at gunpoint on Hartwell Street near Hamilton Street at 1:04 a.m. and “removed items of value” from them before leaving in a silver SUV, according to Rutgers police.

Map showing times and locations of robberies on 3/3/22
Map showing times and locations of robberies on 3/3/22 (Google Street Map - Townsquare photo illustration)

Two more robberies in nine minutes

At 1:21 a.m., three males with a gun approached a male who is affiliated with Rutgers on Delafield Street near Courtland Street and punched him after they could not remove “an item of value.” They all got into a grey mini-van and left the area. The victim suffered a minor injury but refused medical attention, police said.

The third incident took place at 1:29 a.m. when two males took "several items of value" from a male who is not affiliated with Rutgers on Prospect Street near Somerset Street, according to Rutgers police. They ran away.

New Brunswick police and Rutgers police on Thursday morning did not respond to New Jersey 101.5's request for more information.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNJ

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According to Thompson Island's Article on the differences between a craft brewery, microbrewery, brewpub & gastropub, it says:
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New Jersey has tons of Brewpubs, some of which have been around for years and some that have just opened in the past year.

Here is a full list of the 21 brewpubs in New Jersey according to New Jersey Craft Beer:

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