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.
More than 100 trees covered in lights now shine bright throughout Zilker Park. The Trail of Lights is open for another season.
A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside of a vehicle which lost control during the icy conditions, DPS said.
Travis County non-profit Center for Child Protection will benefit next March from an all day fundraiser at the Circuit of the Americas that will see plenty of donors racing on the track.
Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg heads to court this week as a defendant in a civil trial that could oust her from office.
Santa visited Austin early on Sunday, joining hundreds of motorcyclists for their annual Toy Run.
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.