Strong-Arm Robbery (no weapon), Off Campus

  • Offense:
    Robbery
  • Date Occurred:
    December 3, 2021 at approximately 3:15 am
  • Location Reported:
    Off Campus

Summary:

December 3, 2021

Approximately 3:13 am on December 3, 2021, the Austin Police Department alerted UTPD to a report of strong-arm robbery with use of physical force (no weapon) somewhere in the area of Harris Park and Park Place.

APD was with a non-UT affiliated female who said she was assaulted after meeting a friend at the PAC. She was unclear of the exact location; she said the assault happened at her parked vehicle. The female, provided the following information:

A Hispanic male, approximately 6`2", late 40`s, buzz cut, 250+ pounds with a belly, missing front teeth, wearing a black hoodie, black backpack, and dirty blue jeans, came up to the person and asked to use her phone. She refused and the male suspect proceeded to punch her in the nose and pulled down the leggings she was wearing and ran off with her phone. 

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.
  • Off campus: The Austin Police Department is actively investigating this incident. Call APD at 311 if you have any information about this crime.

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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.

Dec. 3, 2021