UTPD: Armed robbery suspect in custody

The University of Texas Police Department says an armed robbery suspect is custody after the man robbed the Target located at 2025 Guadalupe Street just before 8 a.m.

Police were had been searching for the man described as follows:

  • White male
  • Approximately 18-20 years of age
  • About 5'9"
  • Around 170 pounds
  • Last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt with Austin Fire Department lettering on back and black pants

Police and Target say that the man pulled out a knife and was reportedly trying to steal a soft drink.

No one was hurt and the suspect fled the scene without the drink.

UTPD tweeted out just before 9 a.m. that the suspect was in custody.