City of AustinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: APD Public Information Office 512-974-5017 Email
Date: Friday, March 3, 2023
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Intersection of West 35th Street and Fruth Street
The Austin Police Department (APD) Robbery Unit requests the public's help with identifying a Robbery suspect. On March 3, 2023, the suspect, a Hispanic man, stole several packages off the victim's porch. As the suspect walked away with the stolen merchandise, the victim followed the suspect to try to recover the property. When the victim confronted the suspect, the suspect pulled out a knife a threatened the victim.
The suspect is described as:
- Young Hispanic Male
- Skinny build
- Medium height
- Tattoo on the upper right arm
- Last seen wearing a blue “Brxtn” logo baseball cap, bright green neck gaiter, dark green shirt, red belt, black pants, and black shoes
- The suspect was carrying a backpack bearing the logo “Shoes for Crews,” and carrying a “Yeti” style cooler.
Anyone with any information should contact APD's Robbery unit at 512-974-5092. You may submit your tip anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting austincrimestoppers.org or calling 512-472-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 may be available for any information that leads to an arrest.