AUSTIN (KXAN) - Austin police are asking for help find the man who assaulted a woman on Saturday.
The assault happened near East Stassney Lane and Pleasant Valley Road in the late evening, officials said.
Police said that while in that area, the victim noticed the suspect. The suspect followed the victim and knocked her to the ground. The suspect pulled out a knife and threatened to kill the woman.
While the victim was fighting off the suspect, she acquired many defensive wounds. The suspect ran away when the victim started screaming for help said authorities.
The suspect is described as:
- Hispanic man
- Light complexion
- Late teens to early 20s
- Thin build
- 5-0 to 6-foot
- Dark, thick hair
- Spanish speaker
Anyone in the community who may have further information about this suspect, contact Detective Silva at 512-974-5526 or Crimestoppers at 512-472-TIPS.
If your tip leads to an arrest or files charged, you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.
Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, a light band of freezing drizzle traversed the I-35 corridor eastward. With sub-freezing temperatures, even the light precipitation created major problems.
A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside a vehicle after the child's family was involved in a fender bender, DPS said.
Austin Police are looking for a missing woman.
APD is responding to a 25 vehicle accident near the 5400 block of Ed Bluestein near Thurgood Ave.
A man is dead after being hit by several vehicles in the eastbound lane of Highway 71 Saturday night.
A representative at the Fayette County Sheriff's office said that Fayette County is effectively shut down due to icy conditions.