Aggravated Robberies, Off Campus UPDATED

  • Offense:


Please read the following update and watch this video. On October 21, Austin Police announced detectives are seeking information regarding a person of interest in the below robbery series.


The Austin Police Department is investigating four aggravated robberies believed to be connected to the same suspects, three of which involved UT students. 

Locations include:

10/5/20 at 11:05 p.m., 1300 Crossing Place (Southeast Austin)
10/6/20 at 12:59 a.m., 25th and Leon Street (West Campus)
10/6/20 at 2:49 a.m., 700 W. 24th Street (West Campus)

Suspect Description:

Suspects are described as two armed black males in a dark colored sedan-style vehicle. Austin Police say the suspects appear to be targeting women who are walking alone at night. It appears to be a crime of opportunity. UTPD and APD are actively looking for the suspects.

If You Have Any Information:

  • Off campus: The Austin Police Department is actively investigating this incident. Call APD at 311 if you have any information about this crime or call Crime Stoppers at  1-800-893-8477.

Safety Tips:

•    Don’t walk alone.
•    Call 911 anytime you feel unsafe.
•    Download the LiveSafe at UT Austin app for immediate access to UTPD dispatch and utilize the Virtual Walk feature to invite contacts in your phone to virtually follow your walk

Campus Resources:

Download the LiveSafe at UT Austin app to instantly text or send photos and videos to UTPD dispatch. Utilize the Virtual Walk feature to invite contacts to follow your travels as you walk or ride in a vehicle.

Student Emergency Services supports students who have been or know someone who has been a victim of a crime on or off campus. For those services, please visit the student emergency services page.

The Victims Advocate Network supports UT employees, staff, students, and visitors who have been the victim of a crime. For more information, visit the Victims Advocate Network page.

Oct. 7, 2020