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.
Police asked anyone with information about the suspect or the robbery attempt to call 919-515-3000.