APD on lookout for suspect responsible for East Austin robberies

The Austin Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying the suspect believed responsible for several robberies of East Austin convenience stores between September 25 - October 16, 2017.

The robberies happened at the following times, places and dates:

  • Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 – 5:57 p.m. – Fighting Orange, 3807 N I-35 NB Svrd
  • Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 – 1:26 p.m. – Fighting Orange, 3807 N I-35 NB Svrd
  • Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 – 6:15 p.m., MLK Food Store, 2915 E. MLK
  • Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 – 11:31 a.m., Monarch Food Store, 1402 E. 38th ½ St.
  • Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 – 4:15 p.m., East 1st Grocery Store, 1811 E. Cesar Chavez
  • Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 – 7:38 p.m., East 1st Grocery Store, 1811 E. Cesar Chavez
  • Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 – 8:23 p.m., Fighting Orange, 3807 N I-35 NB Svrd

VIDEO OF THE SUSPECT

The suspect displayed a handgun in five of the seven robberies. The suspect is described as follows:

  • Black male
  • Approx. 35-45 years of age
  • Approx. 6’3”-6’5”
  • Approx. 300-325 lbs.
  • Shaved head
  • Tattoo above left elbow

If you have information, please contact the APD Robbery Tip Line at (512) 974-5092, Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or use the new Crime Stoppers App.

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