Texas student arrested for taking pictures under dorm shower stall, police say
AUSTIN, Texas - The University of Texas at Austin Police Department (UTPD) has arrested a UT student accused of taking pictures under a shower stall at Jester West Hall.
It happened around 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at the dorm on campus.
The suspect was arrested and charged with two counts of Invasive Visual Recording.
UTPD is still investigating, but it says there is no ongoing threat to the community.
Officials say they know the news may trigger strong emotions and they are encouraging members of the UT Austin community to access the following resources available if needed:
- Students: UT Austin’s Counseling and Mental Health Center
- Faculty and staff: UT Austin’s Employee Assistance Program
- Concerns should be reported to the UT Austin Title IX office, please contact them directly.
Support is also available for anyone affected by sexual assault, interpersonal violence (including domestic and dating violence), stalking, sexual harassment, and sex discrimination by emailing email@example.com or visit titleix.utexas.edu.