AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police officers responded to reports of people inside a Target department store in Central Austin in connection to looting.

APD arrived on the scene around 7 p.m. Sunday after reports of a large crowd and property damage at the Target in Capital Plaza at 5621 North Interstate 35 Frontage Road.

Officers didn’t find anyone inside the store when they arrived, but items were strewn about and possibly taken from the store.

  • Austin police - looting at Capital Plaza target
  • Damage at Austin Foot Locker 5-31-20
  • APD - looting Austin Target 5-31-20
  • Damage at Austin Foot Locker 5-31-20

Windows were also smashed at the Foot Locker in the same shopping center, according to police.

Police are asking people to avoid the area.