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Police investigate aggravated robbery involving student

Police are searching for two suspects who robbed a female student at gunpoint Monday evening.

Two Hispanic males cornered the victim in a parking lot near the intersection of Clark and Ramsay Sts. at approximately 6 p.m., according to a Texas State emergency alert. The men emptied the student’s pockets and took her belongings. They ordered her to run toward campus following the robbery, threatening to shoot her.

The San Marcos Police Department is investigating a similar aggravated robbery in the same area that occurred around the same time, according to the campus-wide email.

Police search for suspect who assaulted female student on campus

University police are searching for a man who assaulted a student as she entered Elliot Hall early this morning.

The suspect is described as a 6-foot-tall black male wearing a black sweatshirt, according to an emergency alert issued to students at around 4:45 a.m. The incident occurred at approximately 2 a.m.

UPD Sgt. Alexander Villalobos said he did not know if the unidentified suspect is a student. Villalobos said the information sent in the alert as vague, but is the only information police have to go on at this moment.

The victim was not injured or taken to a hospital, Villalobos said.

Police issue descriptions of suspects involved in kidnapping, sexual assualt

Police have released the descriptions of three suspects involved in a kidnapping and sexual assault that occurred near downtown San Marcos late Wednesday morning.

San Marcos police searching for suspects in kidnapping, assault of woman, child

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Police are searching for three men who abducted a woman and her four-year-old child near downtown San Marcos late Wednesday morning.

In statement released to the City of San Marcos, Police Cmdr. Penny Dunn said the woman was driving near the intersection of Cheatham Street and McKie with her child at approximately 11:30 a.m. when she was rear-ended by another vehicle. When the woman got out of her vehicle to assess the damage, a Hispanic male forced her into her own backseat while a second Hispanic male entered the driver's seat of the vehicle and drove away. A third Hispanic male followed in a truck.

Dunn said the woman's head was covered as she was taken to an unknown location where she was sexually assaulted and strangled, causing her to lose consciousness. 

San Marcos police: Man who killed ex-girlfriend in double homicide found dead

The suspect in the double homicide of a Texas State student and her boyfriend was found dead around 1 p.m. Thursday.

Daniel Stillwell, 23, was found dead near Highway 32 after he drove his car over a cliff near "Devil’s Backbone" in Comal County, according to San Marcos Police Chief Howard Williams.

Stillwell was wanted for two murders that occurred at approximately 12:38 a.m. Thursday in an apartment complex on the 300 block of Craddock Avenue. According to the arrest warrant for capital murder, Stillwell allegedly shot his ex-girlfriend, fashion merchandising senior Hailey Nicholls, 22, and her current boyfriend, 26-year-old Jesse Robledo. Williams said while Stillwell has not been arrested, officers believe they know where he is located.

Police investigating double homicide involving student

UPDATE: Police: Man killed ex-girlfriend, another man in double homicide

Police are investigating the murder of a student and another victim that occurred early Thursday morning in an apartment located on the 300 block of Craddock Avenue.

According to a press release from the city, 22-year-old Hailey Nicholls, listed as a fashion merchandising senior in CatsWeb, and 26-year-old Jesse Robledo were found dead inside an apartment at 317 Craddock Avenue after police responded to a disturbance call around 12:38 a.m. Upon arrival, officers found Nicholls and Robledo deceased inside of the apartment with apparent gunshot wounds.

Updated: Two individuals robbed at gunpoint near Texas State campus

University and San Marcos police are investigating two armed robberies that occurred on and near campus during early Friday morning.

According to emergency alerts and an email disseminated by the university, an individual was robbed at gunpoint at about 3:25 a.m. when he was sitting on a bench in front of Tower Hall. The suspect is described as a black male wearing a black baseball hat, a long-sleeved gray shirt, jeans and a handkerchief covering his face. The suspect reportedly left on foot down Wood St.

At 3:30 a.m., another male was robbed at gunpoint by a suspect matching the same description, this time near Sanctuary Lofts on the southwest perimeter of campus.

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