Crimefeed Category: Robbery

Strong-Arm Robbery (no weapon), Off Campus

Dec. 3, 2021


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:


Nov. 4, 2021


At 12 a.m., UTPD and Austin Police responded to a report of a robbery near 100 East 27th Street. A UT student reported that at around 11:30 p.m. on 11/3, a suspect sprayed them with pepper spray and stole their cell phone at Adams-Hemphill Neighborhood Park. Officers searched for the suspect, but were unable to locate him.

Suspect Description:

The suspect is described as an Asian male, 5'10," in his mid 20s, with curly hair, wearing a puffy jacket, and N95 mask.

Bank Robbery, Off Campus

Sept. 14, 2021

**Update 9/15**

Austin Police have released images of the robbery suspect in an updated press release.

Robbery Investigation, Off Campus

Sept. 1, 2021


UTPD and the Austin Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at 2244 Guadalupe Street at 10:30 a.m.

Suspect Description:

The suspects were described as a white female wearing a red mask, black shirt and blue jeans and a white male with gray hair wearing a black shirt.

At 11:00 a.m. APD notified UTPD that one suspect was identified. At this time there is no longer a threat to the community. UTPD has cleared the scene.

Aggravated Robbery, Off Campus

June 27, 2021

**Summary, location, and suspect description updated at 7:40 a.m. on 6/28/21.


At 8:32 p.m., UTPD responded to assist the Austin Police Department with a report of an aggravated robbery that occurred in the 2000 block of Guadalupe Street, Smoke City. The suspect was last seen running northeast behind Dobie Center.

Suspect Description:

The suspect was described as a white male in his 20s, slim build, 5'8" to 5'9" in height, wearing a gray hoodie, gray shoes, light-colored camouflage pants, black JanSport backpack and a blue disposable mask. 

Robbery, Off Campus

March 8, 2021


At 9:52 p.m., UTPD and the Austin Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at 25th and San Gabriel Street.

A UT student said an unknown male, non-UT affiliate, approached them on the sidewalk and asked for their phone. The suspect displayed a knife and took the phone. The student was uninjured.

APD detained the suspect at 9:58 p.m. 

Robbery Arrest, Off Campus

Feb. 24, 2021


At 1:19 p.m. on February 24, UTPD responded to a report of shoplifting at the CVS Pharmacy located off campus at 2222 Guadalupe Street. Officers arrived on scene and detained a suspect who was also reported to have assaulted a CVS employee. The employee did not sustain any serious injuries.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no threat to campus.

Robbery, Off Campus

Feb. 21, 2021


At 9:00 a.m. on February 21, the Austin Police Department alerted UTPD to a report of a robbery inside the Target located within Dobie Mall, 2225 Guadalupe Street. The suspect was alleged to have displayed a knife and demanded money. There were no injuries. The suspect fled south away from campus.

Suspect Description:

The suspect is described as a white male, 5 foot 10 inches tall and approximately 30 years old. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and blue jeans and square, wire frame glasses

Robbery, Off Campus

Oct. 19, 2020


On October 19, UPTD received notification of a report of a robbery at gunpoint that occurred in the 2100 block of Nueces Street on Saturday, October 17 at 2:15 a.m. The victim in the case is a UT student. 

Suspect Description:

The student described the suspect as a Hispanic male with a skinny build, dark-colored full beard that was medium length,  and mohawk hairstyle– 3” sticking straight up. He was last seen wearing a solid black sleeveless shirt and baggy blue jeans with a Louis Vuitton belt.

Robbery, Off Campus UPDATED

Oct. 8, 2020


At 6 p.m. on October 8, the Austin Police Department released the following update:


At 6:27 a.m. the Austin Police Department alerted UTPD to a report of a robbery at 2800 San Pedro Street.