Sketch of man who robbed student at gunpoint being distributed

Sketch of man suspected of robbing Westlake HS student at gunpoint.

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A Westlake High School student was waiting for her brother in a campus parking lot when a man with a gun demanded for her phone.

Police released a sketch of the man on Monday.

The girl said she ran to the school after the incident on Feb. 27, and the suspect also fled.

He was described as black and in his early 20s, with an athletic build, short hair, and no facial hair. He was last seen wearing a black crew neck t-shirt and blue jeans.

The school brought in extra security staff the next day, and school officials said the heightened safety measures would continue for several days.

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to call Sheriff’s Detective Sylvia Leal, at 512-854-3426, or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS (512-472-8477). provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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