APD is looking for robbers who target women downtown

The Austin Police Department released the following information along with photos of the suspects and their vehicle.

The Austin Police Department's Robbery Unit is seeking the public's assistance in locating robbery suspects targeting people, primarily women, in the downtown entertainment district. The incidents have occurred as the victims are walking to their cars between the hours of 2-4 a.m. In each of the cases, personal items were taken.

The suspects are described as:
 
Suspect #1

Hispanic male
Early 20s
Approximately 5'9" in height
Beard
Has a distinctive walk
Heavy set build

Suspect #2

Black male
Early 20s
Approximately 6' in height
Shoulder-length dread locks
Thin build

A possible suspect vehicle is described as a gray or tan 4-door sedan, possibly a Buick, with collision damage to the left rear of the vehicle.
 
APD would like to remind the public to stay aware of their surroundings and to report suspicious activities immediately to 9-1-1.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact the Robbery Unit at (512) 974-5270

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