ON-CAMPUS INCIDENT NOTIFICATION: Attempted Robbery (Jester West)

Date Occurred


Around 4 a.m. on Sunday, October 9, 2022, UTPD officers responded to Jester West regarding an assault. After speaking with the victim (non-UT affiliated), it was determined that he was a victim of an attempted robbery. No weapons were used. The victim stated that two male suspects assaulted him and tried to take his backpack. The victim was able to safely get away with his belongings and advised that the suspects fled the scene on foot, running west on 21st Street towards Guadalupe Street.

Officers immediately searched the area, but were unable to locate the suspects.

Suspect Description:

- Two Hispanic males, appearing "younger" in age 

- Both had chin-length hair

Suspect 1: 

- Red shirt

- Black pants 

Suspect 2:

- Black shirt

- Black pants 

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

Campus Resources:

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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.

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.

Incident Notification - UTPD