HOUSTON Authorities are searching for a suspect who snatched a cell phone from a female student at a University of Houston campus apartment complex Tuesday evening.

The student said she was walking on the third floor of the building at the Cullen Oaks Apartments shortly before 7:30 p.m. when a suspect approached from behind and grabbed for her phone.

She began to struggle with the suspect, but he managed to get the phone away from her, then took off running.

He did not have a weapon.

The suspect is said to be around 6 feet tall and weighs between 180 and 200 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded jacket, black pants and a shirt with a white circle-shaped design on the front.

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