BU grad student attacked in failed robbery in Brookline

No, this isn't a flashback to last fall. Wicked Local Brookline reports on the robbery attempt early Thursday on Beacon Street. Brookline Police report:

While walking home he was pushed to the ground by an assailant who then tried to take the victim's cell phone and money. The victim struggled with the suspect, who then fled on foot down Beacon St. The suspect was described as a young African American male with short black hair, of medium build, and wearing a black hoodie.

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