2 people stabbed near Rutgers University dorm; suspect held

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Two people have been stabbed near a dormitory at New Jersey's Rutgers University.

Police say the assault happened Friday night in the area of Mettler Residence Hall, at the heart of the residential part of the College Avenue campus in New Brunswick.

The two stabbing victims were found by Rutgers police and were taken to a hospital. It's unclear if they're students. Their conditions haven't been released.

A stabbing suspect has been taken into custody by university police.

Police are investigating what led to the stabbing.