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Person of interest identified in kidnapping near UT campus early Sunday morning

APD released a composite sketch of the suspect based on Nov. 3 based on information provided by the victim.

AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Police Department and the University of Texas at Austin Police Department are investigating a kidnapping near the UT campus early Sunday morning.

Officers responded to reports of a kidnapping of a “UT-affiliated” female victim in the 2700 block of Nueces Street around 4 a.m. on Oct. 30, UTPD said. UTPD did not indicate if the victim was a student. The victim was able to escape.

APD officers searched the area but were unable to locate a suspect. UTPD officers responded to the area to assist with the investigation.

The male suspect was last seen wearing an orange shirt and black pants, and was traveling in an older-model black sedan, possibly a Lincoln Town Car or similar style vehicle, UTPD said. 

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, APD said a person of interest has been identified in this incident and a composite sketch of the suspect was released Thursday. The sketch was drawn based on information provided by the victim.

Credit: Austin Police Department
Photo courtesy of the Austin Police Department.

APD is leading the investigation into this case. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 512-472-8477.

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