Buda man robbed at gunpoint inside home

FILE - Hays County Sheriff's Office (KXAN File Photo)
FILE - Hays County Sheriff's Office (KXAN File Photo)

BUDA, Texas (KXAN) — A man in Buda was robbed at gunpoint in his home, last weekend. Authorities are asking for your help identifying the suspect.

On Saturday, May 28 at 10:15 a.m., Hays County deputies were dispatched to Oak Forest Drive in Buda for a burglary in progress call.

The homeowner told deputies his front door had been kicked in by an unknown man armed with a handgun.

The man demanded money from the victim while holding a pistol to his head. The suspect then ran from the home with the stolen cash, wallet and cell phone.

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office describes the suspect as a black male of unknown age, around 6 foot tall, medium build and with short hair. He was armed with a silver semi-automatic handgun. The man was wearing a red and black jacket, dark pants and dark-colored shoes.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call the Hays County Sheriff’s Office at 512-393-7896 and speak with the Criminal Investigations Division or you may contact the Hays County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-324-TIPS (8477).

You can also submit tips through the Hays County Crime Stoppers website or by using the TipSubmit app from a smart phone. A cash reward of up to $1,000 is offered for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the suspect. All calls are confidential and callers will remain anonymous. You do not have to give your name and you will not have to testify in court.

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