Search still on for man accused in downtown sex assault

Vehicle of interest in assault (Austin Police Department)
Vehicle of interest in assault (Austin Police Department)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police are looking through surveillance video in an effort to track down a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman.

The woman said a white SUV resembling a Suburban pulled up next to her Sunday about 3:15 a.m. near 11th Street along the northbound Interstate 35 frontage road.

A man asked if she wanted a ride and when she said no, he got out the vehicle and shoved her in the back seat.

Two other men were inside the vehicle when the assault occurred.

The woman was released from the vehicle in the 600 block of the north IH-35 frontage road.

The main suspect is described as:
• White male
• Mid 30’s
• Athletic build
• Brown hair
• Brown eyes

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Sex Crimes tip line at 512-974-5095 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS. 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. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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