APD seeks information following sexual assault in West Campus


The Austin Police Department has announced detectives are seeking help locating two men who sexually assaulted a female UT student in West Campus early Monday morning.

According to a press release from APD, a female was abducted in the 900 block of West 26th Street around 2 a.m. Monday morning. At least two men approached her from behind, blindfolded her and sexually assaulted her in a vehicle.

UT-Austin recently sent out a safety alert saying the female assaulted was a UT student.

"The victim was driven to an unknown location and was eventually released at approximately 6 a.m. in the 2200 block of Stephen F. Austin Blvd.," the press release said.

Persons with information should call 512-974-5095 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS.

Correction: this article has been corrected to reflect the correct date of the crime.