Student robbed outside of Bayou Oaks
A student was robbed outside of Bayou Oaks at approximately 10:10 p.m. Monday night, according to a release from the University of Houston Police Department.
The student exited her car in the circle drive of the apartments when a male approached her from behind and began choking her, before throwing her to the ground, according to police.
He took her keys from her and escaped in the car, the release said.
The suspect, a black male between the ages of 24 and 26, drove off in the 2012 Mazda CX7 northbound on Calhoun Road and turned onto Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, UHPD said.
UHPD is actively investigating the case and looking for the suspect, who is approximately 5 feet 8 inches or 5 feet 9 inches tall and was wearing a blue t-shirt and blue jeans, according to the release.
UHPD is not yet available for comment.