Police: Thief walks up, snatches SDSU student's cell phone on campus

Robbery on 5100 College Avenue

SAN DIEGO - San Diego State police said they are on the lookout for a young man who snatched a student's cell phone from her hand Sunday and fled with the device.

The victim was sitting with another female student in the north alley of 5100 College Avenue when the robbery occurred about 6 p.m. Sunday, according to the SDSU Police Department.

Police described the robber as a thin black man around 18 to 24 years old, last seen wearing a dark shirt, dark pants and a gray or dark baseball hat.

Anyone with information about the robbery was asked to call university police at 619-594-1991.

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