UTPD: Person assaulted and robbed near campus


A person was assaulted and robbed in the Renaissance market area on Guadalupe Street on Thursday evening, according to a UT Safety Alert email.

The victim, who is not affiliated with UT, was able to describe two of the five suspects who left the area, Austin police informed UTPD.

The two suspects were men – one had short blond hair, and the other had brown hair with shoulder-length dreadlocks. Both suspects appeared to be homeless, according to the email.

No arrests have been made.

UTPD urged students, faculty and staff who see anyone matching the suspect descriptions to dial 911 or call 512-471-4441.