A Northwestern University graduate student told police his smart phone was stolen at about 9:40 a.m. today.

The victim told police he was walking eastbound in the 600 block of Foster Street when a man ran up from behind him, grabbed the phone and kept running eastbound. The victim chased the robber but did not catch him.

Evanston and Northwestern University police searched the area and were unable to find the offender. No weapon was displayed and no one was injured.

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