Sexual Assault, Off Campus

  • Offense:
    Sexual Assault
  • Date Occurred:
    October 1, 2021 at approximately 2:00 am
  • Location Reported:
    2619 Whitis Avenue

Summary:

At 2 a.m. UTPD responded to a report of a sexual assault at 2619 Whitis Avenue. A non-UT affiliated person reported that while parked in a church parking lot, an unknown male pushed them into their vehicle and sexually assaulted them. 

Shortly after responding to the incident, UTPD located a possible suspect matching the description and took them into custody.

Suspect Description:

The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20s to early 30s with brown shaggy hair and facial hair. He was wearing a dark gray hoodie, and sweat pants or jeans with rough material. 

If You Have Any Information:

The location where the incident occurred is City of Austin property. The Austin Police Department is investigating.

  • Off campus: The Austin Police Department is actively investigating this incident. If you see someone matching the above description immediately call 911. For non-emergency tips dial 311.

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.

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. 1, 2021