North Carolina State University police were looking for a suspect Friday in connection with what they said was an attempt Thursday night to steal a student’s cell phone on Fraternity Court.
The student, a man whose age was not disclosed, was slightly injured, police said. It happened about 9 p.m.
Officers who went to the scene caught one person, police said, though there was no record of charges being filed.
The person police were seeking was described as a Hispanic man wearing a hoodie, athletic shorts and tennis shoes and last seen on foot going toward Varsity Drive from Fraternity Court.
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Police asked anyone with information about the suspect or the robbery attempt to call 919-515-3000.