BU grad student fends off attempted robbery suspect


BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) -- A Boston University graduate student was reportedly attacked in Brookline Thursday morning.

The student was walking home along Beacon Street at about 1 a.m. when a suspect pushed him to the ground and tried to take his cell phone and money.

Police say the victim struggled with the suspect before the suspect fled on foot down Beacon Street.

Investigators say the suspect is a young African American male with short, black hair and a medium build. He was wearing a black hoodie at the time of the attack.