Police: UT employee attacked while walking to car

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August 13, 2019 - 7:30 am

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AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Police are searching for a suspect after a University of Texas employee was attacked while walking to his car early Tuesday.

UT Police say the victim was walking to his car in a parking lot in the 1300 block of East Dean Keeton around 2:15 a.m. when a person with their face covered punched him in the head, face, and back. The victim told police the attacker then ran to a waiting car nearby and left.

The victim sustained minor injuries and was treated by EMS.

Police say the suspect and victim may know each other. The suspect is described as a man with a height of 5' 7" to 5' 10" with a slim build; he was wearing long sleeves with a hood over his face. The vehicle he got into is described as a white sedan, possibly a Nissan or Infiniti.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call UTPD at (512) 471-4441, extension 9.

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