NEW JERSEY (CBSNewYork) — Students at Rutgers University are on high alert after a violent assault just a block away from the student center.

Police said the incident happened early Saturday morning around 2 a.m.

A man in his 20s was said to have walked up to a student on Senior Street and punched him in the face, CBS 2 reported. The man then ran off.

The victim was treated and released from a nearby hospital.

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