The Austin Police Department (APD) Robbery Unit is investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred in northeast Austin on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at approximately 2:55 p.m. The suspect, described and pictured below, entered the Remco Austin Insurance located at 8700 N. Lamar Boulevard. He pointed a small, black handgun at an employee and demanded money. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the area on foot. He was last seen going westbound on Fairfield Drive. The employee was physically unharmed.
The suspect is described as:
- Black or Hispanic male
- Approximately 5’9”
- Estimated to be between 25 and 35 years of age
- Short haircut, faded on the sides
- Black tattoo on right forearm
- Last seen wearing a black t-shirt with “OP” on the front, red Champion-brand shorts with logo on the side, white Champion-brand slider flip flops, black ankle socks, black head/face covering