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Saturday, May 21, 2022

Crime

Aggravated abduction reported by student


The UH Department of Public Safety reported the abduction of a student at gunpoint at approximately 4:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

According to the community alert released Thursday evening, the incident occurred on Cullen Boulevard between Holman Street and UH Entrance 14, near Science and Research Building 1, while the student was walking southbound.

The complainant stated that a vehicle pulled up next to her and the suspect pointed a black, semi-automatic pistol at her and ordered her into the vehicle.

The suspect drove around for about an hour before taking the complainant’s cash and dropping her off near Alabama Street and the Southwest Freeway. The complainant was not injured.

The suspect is described as a black male, between the ages of 25-26, approximately 130 to 140 pounds, wearing a white short sleeve shirt with crosses, black and gray pajama pants, black slippers and black socks and a black ball cap. He stands approximately 6-feet tall and has a slim build.

According to the report, the suspect was driving a light grey four-door sedan, possibly a Cadillac, with paper license plates.

UHDPS is asking members of the UH community with any information about this incident to please call the department at (713) 743-3333.


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