APD seeking assistance in locating Bastrop Highway robbery suspect

(Austin Police Department)

APD is seeking the public's help in locating the suspect in a robbery along Bastrop Highway. 

On Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 1:56 a.m., a female victim was walking along Bastrop Highway after getting a flat tire on her car when a male suspect approached her, asking if she needed assistance.

The victim was attempting to walk away from the suspect when he physically attacked her.

The suspect attempted to sexually assault the victim before robbing her of her personal property. APD Robbery Detectives are asking for any person with information in this case to contact the APD Robbery Unit.

The suspect is described as:

  • Hispanic male, light to medium skin tone
  • 5’7-5’9, medium build, 160-180 lbs.
  • Brown eyes and black hair
  • He was last seen wearing a dark short sleeve collared shirt and dark pants.

This case remains under investigation by APD Robbery detectives.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Robbery tip line at (512) 974-5270, Crime Stoppers at (512) 472-TIPS or text “Tip 103” + your message to CRIMES. You may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 if your tip leads to an arrest or charges being filed.

You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.