Luckily, the suspect didn't get away with anything and the student wasn't hurt.
It happened Wednesday night on Founders Drive near Nelson Hall. Police said the suspect implied he had a weapon but didn't show one. The student managed to get away and the suspect left empty-handed.
Police described the suspect as 6-foot 2 inchest tall. He was wearing a dark hoodie, with dark jeans and white shoes.
It's unclear what the suspect's relationship may be to the university. Anyone with information is urged to call campus police.