Arrested: Benjamin Paul-Jordan Weir, White male, 32 years of age
Austin police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a second suspect in an injury to an elderly case that occurred on November 10, 2018. Several subjects from Defend our Hoodz were protesting an art exhibit in the 1600 block of S. Pleasant Valley Rd. around 11:51 a.m. The victim, a 68-year-old male, left the exhibit and the subjects surrounded him on the sidewalk. The first suspect, Benjamin Paul-Jordan Weir, was arrested on scene for assaulting the elderly male.
The APD Child Abuse Unit, which also handles injury to elderly cases, needs the public’s assistance in identifying this subject. Please call Crime Stoppers or the APD Child Abuse Unit at 512-974-6880. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
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