AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police have released a sketch of a man they say sexually assaulted a woman as she was walking on Rainey Street earlier this month.
Police say on Thursday, May 4, a woman was walking alone along the 80 block of Rainey Street around 2:50 a.m. when a man approached her and “lured her to a secluded area” and sexually assaulted her. The area where the sexual assault occurred is in the middle of the busiest entertainment section of Rainey Street.
The suspect is described as:
- Black male
- 30-35 years of age with a stocky build
- Short, buzz cut hairstyle
- Carried a black messenger-style back pack
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Sex Crimes tip line at (512) 974-5095, Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or use the new Crime Stoppers App.