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HOUSTON A University of Houston student fought off a robber who tried to steal his iPhone Friday night.

The victim was waiting at a bus stop near the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center near Entrance 1 on University Drive around 8:30 p.m.

He told police a dark-colored truck pulled up and a man jumped out and tried to grab his phone.

The victim kicked the suspect, who fled in the truck without the phone.

The robber is described as a black male with short hair, around 5 8 and 160 pounds. He was wearing a white short-sleeved t-shirt, long black shorts, and white shoes.

If you have any information about this crime, please contact the University of Houston Department of Public Safety at 713-743-3333.

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