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Campus Attacker Caught

UTPD was notified of an assault on the Guadalupe Street sidewalk immediately west of campus around noon on July 17. A UT Austin student reported a white male dressed in red pointed a knife at her while screaming in a threatening manner. Officers searching the area stopped and later arrested someone matching the description.  The victim has positively identified the suspect.  The campus police have dealt with this suspect on numerous occasions, but this is the first time he’s brandished a weapon.  Although he has been charged with aggravated assault and faces two to 20 years in jail if convicted.  Contact UTPD at 512-471-4441 if you see this individual near or on campus in the future. 

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