Attempted Burglaries

  • Offense:
    Burglary
  • Date Occurred:
    October 6, 2021 at approximately 8:50 pm
  • Location Reported:
    Brackenridge Apartments, 3501 Lake Austin Boulevard

Summary:

At 8:50 p.m., UTPD responded to a report of attempted burglaries at Brackenridge Apartments, 3501 Lake Austin Boulevard. An employee there stated that they witnessed a person taking off a window screen and pushing up on the window, trying to open it.

The employee also noticed screens had been removed off windows to other apartment units. One of those units was occupied and the window was opened without the occupant's knowledge. 

Officers are on scene searching for the suspect.

Suspect Description:

The suspect is described as a black male, 5'9" in height, wearing a gray shirt, black pants, and possibly a blue mask. 

If You Have Any Information:

  • On campus: UTPD is actively investigating this incident. If you have any information about this crime call 512-471-4441 and select extension 9.

Campus Resources:

The responsibility for any crime rests with the perpetrator. However, all of us need to remain vigilant for our safety and the safety of others on our campus and protect ourselves from those who seek to harm and victimize others.

Call 911 if you see anything suspicious.

Keep windows and doors locked to your residence even while inside.

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.

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The Title IX Office supports students, staff, and faculty who have experienced or been impacted by sexual assault, interpersonal violence (including dating and domestic violence, stalking, sexual harassment, sex discrimination, sexual exploitation and retaliation). For support and resources, please email the office. For more information about services provided by the Title IX Office, please visit Title IX Office page.

Clery Notice

This notification is provided in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (20 USC, 1092(f)). The Clery Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information.

Oct. 6, 2021