Police searching for South Austin sexual assault suspect
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect from a sexual assault early Sunday morning in South Austin.
It happened at approximately 6:30 a.m. at the Burger King located at 1001 E. Ben White Blvd.
Investigators say the suspect entered the restaurant through an unlocked side door where two female employees were prepping food. He then displayed a chrome-colored hand gun and sexually assaulted one of the women before exiting the same door.
He fled on foot, south of the building, police say.
The suspect is described as:
- Light skinned Hispanic male
- Late 20s to late 30s years of age
- Goatee style facial hair
- Medium build
- Approximately 5’8” to 5’10” in height
He was last seen wearing a blue jacket, blue jeans, black dress shoes and a green camo-colored bucket style hat.
If you have any information on the identity of the suspect, please call the Sex Crimes Tip Line at 512-974-5095.