Suspect at large for assaulting female student on track


Late Tuesday morning a female student was assaulted on the track. The suspect is still at large.

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated throughout.

A female student was assaulted today at the St. Edward’s University track.

The assault happened around 11:45 a.m., and the suspect is still at large by the University Police Department. The student was not hurt, said Mischelle Diaz, St. Edward’s director of communications.

The suspect forcibly fondled the student on the track, according to the SEU Alert email. The man loitered around the track using the trees and shrubs to hide before committing the assault.

Students were notified of the assault via text and email.

In an email, UPD describes the suspect as a dark skinned Hispanic male that is approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighs 250 pounds, has a goatee, and is wearing a dark blue hoodie with dark blue stripes and dark jeans. 

If you have any information about the assault, contact UPD at 512-448-8444.

Diaz said that the university will give a follow up to the assault by the end of the business day, which it did. The university told students at 4:30 p.m. through an SEU Alert that the suspect was still at large and that there was no new information

Jacob Rogers contributed to this report.