Sheriff's office asks for help identifying Austin theft suspect

The Hays County Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying a theft suspect.

HCSO said on Nov. 10, a man stole several packages from the area of South Madrone Trail in Austin.

The man has a tattoo on his right arm, which appears to be a star, and a tattoo on his left wrist. HCSO said he was driving a vehicle that does not have a front license plate.

The sheriff’s office is looking for information that might assist in locating the vehicle or the identification of the male. 

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If you have information regarding this incident, the identity of persons, whereabouts, etc., please contact Detective Benjamin Gieselman at 512-393-7896 or and refer to case number HCSO 2022-62635.

You can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously by calling 1-800-324-8477 from anywhere in the U.S. or you can submit your information online to Tip Line: or the Hays County Sheriff’s Office app.