AUSTIN (KXAN) - The suspect from Monday’s attack on the hike and bike trail will be charged with aggravated assault, a second-degree felony.
According to the police affidavit, the suspect has been identified as Bobby Loftin, 20. Police said he grabbed the women and held a kitchen knife to her neck shortly before 10 a.m.
The affidavit stated that the women told police when the suspect held the knife to her neck he said, “Don’t move. Don’t move.”
According to the report, the victim broke free and ran. The suspect was seen bolting in the opposite direction.
Police said a jogger found Loftin hiding in a nearby bush.
He was then arrested and taken in to custody.
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Longhorns coach Mack Brown talked with reporters Thursday for the first time since reports surfaced this week that he could be stepping down.
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After two hours of discussion regarding the final design for Auditorium Shores, the Austin City Council decided to approve the design on a vote of 7-0 with amendments.
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