APD & UTPD investigating assault near UT campus

The Austin Police Department and University of Texas Police Department are investigating an assault near the University of Texas campus.

Officers responded to a report of an assault at around 6 p.m. on Feb. 21 in the 1800 block of Guadalupe just south of MLK.

A 7 Eleven employee reported a theft inside the store there and while following the suspect out of into the parking lot the worker was hit by the suspec's vehicle as the suspect tried to drive away from the scene.

Officials say the employee was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay.

The suspect was last seen driving a silver newer model Toyota Camry and heading south on Guadalupe and is described as follows:

  • Whie male
  • Belived to be in his 40s
  • About 6' tall
  • Around 180 pounds
  • Slender build
  • White hair

If you know anything about this incident you're asked to call APD at 512-974-2000.