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Police looking for suspect in bank robbery near UT Austin campus

The incident occurred around 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14.
Credit: Austin Police Department

AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin and University of Texas police departments are asking for help tracking down the suspect in a bank robbery near the UT campus Tuesday afternoon.

University police said that at 12:22 p.m. Tuesday, APD alerted UTPD to a report of a bank robbery at the Chase Mortgage in the 2500 block of Guadalupe Street, near 25th Street.

APD said the suspect had entered the bank and gave a note to the teller demanding money. The teller gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of cash, and the suspect then ran out the back door. He was last seen walking northbound in the 2500 block of San Antonio Street.

UTPD said the suspect did not display a weapon.

Credit: Austin Police Department

The suspect is described as a man older than 40 who is approximately 6 feet to 6 feet, 2 inches tall and 230 pounds. He is balding with short gray hair. He was wearing a black hoodie, white shirt, black pants, a backpack and a blue mask.

Anyone with information is asked to call the APD Robbery Tip Line at 512-974-5092, Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or use the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous, and information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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