Austin police are investigating an attempted kidnapping near the UT campus

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department is investigating an attempted kidnapping that occurred early Sunday morning in the West Campus neighborhood, UT Austin police said Sunday.

It happened around 4 a.m. in the 2700 block of Nueces Street, which is near West 27th Street. UTPD said officers responded to the attempted abduction of a female UT-related victim.

APD and UTPD officers searched the area but did not locate a suspect. The suspect is described as Hispanic, last seen wearing an orange shirt and black pants. He was seen traveling in an older model black sedan like a Lincoln Town Car or similar vehicle.

UTPD said anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 512-472-8477.

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