May 13, 2016
Police are reportedly searching for a man they accuse of a brutal attack and attempted rape of a Rutgers student, according to NJ1015.com.
The incident occurred around 3:30 a.m. on May 4 near College Avenue and Seminary Place in New Brunswick.
Michael P. Knight, 37, followed an unidentified woman on the school's campus, attacked her and dragged her to the side of a building.
The suspect attempted to rape the victim but was prevented from doing so by a group of people before fleeing the area.
Knight, 37, is facing charges of aggravated assault, attempted aggravated sexual assault, aggravated sexual contact and kidnapping.
The suspect is described as a 6-foot-2 black male with dreadlocks and a tattoo of the letter 'D' on his neck.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Sgt. Carlos Rodriguez of the Rutgers University Police Department at (848) 932-8025 or Detective George Stilwell of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-8675.