Robbery near UT charter school in east Austin


AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man told police he was robbed at gunpoint in east Austin, and they are working to find the suspect.

The UT Police Department issued a notification around 3:30 a.m. Thursday because the incident happened at 2205 E. 7th Street near the UT Charter School. It was not near the main campus.

The victim said the suspect was a heavyset black man, between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-7. He was wearing a black and red hat, black clothing, Jordan shoes, a grill mouthpiece and had a mustache/goatee.

Anyone with information about the case can call UTPD at 512-471-4441 extension 9.  UTPD says people should walk in pairs or a group and always be aware of their surroundings.

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