Crimefeed Category: Assault

Assault: Physical Contact

Dec. 4, 2021


December 4, 2021

On 12/03/2021 at 8:05 PM, UTPD Communication received a call of an incident that occurred. The victim, a female UT student, stated she was walking on the north side of Kinsolving Dorm when a male approached her, touched her shoulder, grabbed towards her purse strap and asked how much money was inside. The female victim ran from the area.  She described the suspect as a Black male, in his 50's, approximately 5'8" or 5'9", wearing a grey hoodie ad black sweatpants.

Officers searched the area with negative results.

Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Off Campus

Aug. 14, 2021


At 2:30 a.m., the Austin Police Department alerted UTPD to a report of a drive-by shooting in the 2700 block of Guadalupe Street.

Two men were seen arguing in an alley off Guadalupe Street. Several shots were fired and a vehicle passing by was hit by bullets. The occupants of the vehicle were uninjured. 

Attempted Aggravated Assault

Aug. 3, 2020


At 6:30 p.m., a UTPD officer was flagged down for a report of an attempted aggravated assault in the 2200 block of Guadalupe Street.

A non-UT affiliated subject said that while walking along Guadalupe, a male subject yelled at him without provocation and pulled out a knife and swung it twice. The victim was able to distract the man and get away uninjured.

Aggravated Assault, Off Campus

May 11, 2020


At 12:06 a.m. Austin Police responded to a report of an aggravated assault that occurred on a patio of an apartment at 2502 Nueces Street. A non-UT affiliated subject was taken to a hospital to be treated for a stab wound.

Suspect Description:

The suspect is described as a shirtless white male who is approximately 45 years of age. It is unknown at this time if the suspect is known to the victim. 

Indecent Assault Arrest

March 23, 2020


At 3:20 p.m. a UT student reported that an unknown male, non-UT affiliate, grabbed their chest inside the Engineering Education and Research Center (EER). The suspect was located immediately after and placed under arrest.

Assault by Contact Arrest - 02/11/20

Feb. 11, 2020


At 11:50 a.m., UTPD responded to a report of an assault by contact in the 2100 block of Speedway. 

Shortly after, another report came in about a possible indecent exposure in the Norman Hackerman Building (NHB). The description of the subject matched that of the prior event.

Officers searched the area and found a suspect matching the description given by both callers. Officers arrested the non-UT subject for assault by contact and failure to ID. 

Aggravated Assault Arrest - 02/04/20

Feb. 4, 2020


At 10:45 p.m. on February 4th, UTPD responded to an aggravated assault at Jester West Residence Hall.

A student reported that they were choked and physically assaulted by another known student. The victim was taken to a hospital for their injuries. The suspect in this case was arrested.

Indecent Assault

Sept. 12, 2019


At 2:22 p.m., UTPD responded to a report of an indecent assault at a bus stop at 23rd and San Jacinto.

A UT student says that a man, who is not affiliated with UT, inappropriately touched her. Another student then called 9-1-1, reporting that the same man touched her arm on a bus. UTPD officers located and arrested the man moments later. He is currently being transported to jail.