Unauthorized Entry

  • Date Occurred:
    November 14, 2021 at approximately 1:50 am
  • Location Reported:
    Jester West Residence Hall

*UPDATE at 8:23 a.m. on 11/15*

A student has voluntarily come forward and identified himself as the person described in the alert. It was determined that the entry into the room was a mistake and no criminal charges will be filed. 

Summary:

At 2:40 a.m., UTPD responded to a report of Unauthorized Entry at Jester West Residence Hall.

A UT student reported that at 1:50 a.m. an unknown male dressed in a shirt and underwear, walked into their room and stood by their bed. He took off his shirt and reached down and touched their stomach. When the student asked who he was, he said he was sorry and left.

Suspect Description:

The unknown male is described as white, tall, with a slender build, dark hair, and a scruffy mustache and beard.

Keep your residence door locked even while inside. Don't let unknown persons follow you inside buildings that are ID card access only. Remember to call 911 to report any suspicious activity.

If You Have Any Information:

  • On campus: UTPD is actively investigating this incident and are currently searching the area. If you have any information about this crime call 512-471-4441 and select extension 9.

Campus Resources:

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Nov. 14, 2021