The University of Texas-Pan American and its police department are working with local law enforcement agencies to investigate an abduction that occurred Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at approximately 7:15 p.m. in a parking lot on the University campus. The investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the victim and her family. While this is a very serious incident, there is no evidence of a continued threat to the campus community. The University is very concerned about the welfare of its students, faculty, staff, and visitors and is making every effort to ensure campus safety.
We are asking that everyone serve as the eyes and ears of our police department. If you have any information regarding this incident or see suspicious activity, please contact the UTPA Police Department at 956-665-7151.