This alert gives notice to residents in the 15th District (Austin) of three recent armed robberies which have occurred during the month of October. The offenders are described to be displaying a shotgun or rifle. In one incident, the victim was approached by two offenders on foot as the victim was walking in the 5400 block of West Gladys Ave. One offender produced a long gun, possibly a shotgun, and took property from the victim. In two additional incidents, the victims responded to posts for items for sale on a website called Offer Up. The victims agreed to meet with the seller in the 5300 block of West Gladys Ave. Upon the victims’ arrival, multiple offenders approached on foot. One offender displayed a long gun as the victims’ property was taken by co-offenders before fleeing on foot with the victims’ property.
06 Sep 18 Suspicious Incident 15th Dist
On September 05th, 2018, at approximately 3:45 p.m., two 13 year old school girls were waiting at a bus stop, located on the 1000 block of S. Austin Blvd. A male approached them on foot and twice asked them if they wanted to make some money. The girls told him no and the male walked away South bound with no further interaction. While not illegal, the male’s actions were upsetting to the girls.