Austin police searching for woman who crashed car into gate, causing nearly $30,000 in damages

Published: Sep. 14, 2023 at 5:57 PM CDT
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AUSTIN, Texas (KWTX) - The Austin Police Department is asking for help finding a woman who will be charged with criminal trespass after crashing a car through a closed gate and causing nearly $30,000 in property damage.

The incident happened on Aug. 5, 2023, at around 10:06 p.m. at the Education Service Center Region 13 offices located on 5701 Springdale Road.

Police say the woman used her car to ram through a closed gate and drove over pedestrian bollards, causing them to fall.

Video shows the woman out of her car attempting to get inside one of the offices.

Police described the suspect was a White woman in her mid 20s and 5′8″ to 5′9″ tall. She has a thin build with shoulder length brown hair that has faint streaks of blonde.

She was last seen wearing a black skirt, black crop top and black knee-high lace-up platform boots.

The vehicle is described by police as possibly being a dark blue Ford Escape SUV with a roof rack and heavy front-end damage.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program at 512-472-8477 or submit a tip through