Austin Police Seek Public’s Assistance in Identifying Suspects Involved in Assault and Robbery
AUSTIN, Texas – Authorities in Austin are appealing to the public for assistance in identifying two individuals who are believed to have assaulted and robbed a store clerk in northeast Austin. The incident took place on Sunday, September 10, at approximately 7:11 a.m. The targeted store is located in the 6700 block of Loyola Lane.
According to the Austin Police Department (APD), the suspects were denied service by a store employee due to previously issued criminal trespass notices. In response, one of the suspects proceeded to take an item and hastily left the premises. As the store employee attempted to recover the stolen item, they were violently assaulted by the suspect.
Law enforcement officials have provided detailed descriptions of the suspects. The male suspect is estimated to be between 25 and 35 years old, standing at an approximate height of 5’11”. During the incident, he was observed wearing red pajamas adorned with popular Disney characters, notably including Mickey Mouse. Additionally, he was carrying a black shirt.
The female suspect, on the other hand, is believed to be between 35 and 45 years old, standing at a height of approximately 5’4″ and weighing around 155 pounds. She was seen wearing black sweatpants with white stripes running along the pant legs, a gray tank top, and orange slides.
Authorities are urging anyone with information pertaining to this incident or the identities of the suspects to come forward and provide their assistance. The APD’s Robbery Unit can be reached at 512-974-5092. Alternatively, individuals may choose to submit tips anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program, either online at austincrimestoppers.org or by calling 512-472-8477. It is important to note that a reward of up to $1,000 may be available for any information leading to the arrest of those responsible for this crime.
The Austin Police Department is dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of the community, and they rely on the support and cooperation of the public in their ongoing efforts to bring justice to victims of crime.