-- UPDATE --
The Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit has obtained warrants for the arrest of Alexander Velazquez Hernandez in relation to this incident and a related incident that occurred on February 24, 2009 (see related advisory). The Alabama Department of Forensic Science notified Homicide Unit officials on June 10, 2009, that they had matched DNA taken from both incident scenes to a sample taken from Hernandez. At this time, Hernandez has not been located and police are asking for the public's help in finding him. Hernandez is a hispanic male, age 24 (DOB/ 03-24-85), 5'06" tall and 156 lbs in weight.
ALEXANDER VELAZQUEZ HERNANDEZ
Anyone with information should contact the Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit at 205-752-0616, the Tuscaloosa Police Department at 205-349-2121, the UA Police Department at 205-348-5454, or CrimeStoppers at 205-752-STOP.
SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTED TO TUSCALOOSA POLICE
Thursday, July 10, 2008, a female UA student reported to
Tuscaloosa Police that she was a victim of a sexual assault
by an unknown male. The assault occurred at approximately
3:00 p.m. in the female's off-campus apartment on Reed Street.
The male gained entrance to the apartment by stating that
he was there to repair a maintenance problem; once inside,
he assaulted the victim.
description provided of the suspect is as follows:
to mid 20's
5’ 02" to 5' 05" in height
to stocky build
black hair with styling gel
a light brown plaid button-up shirt and black pants
who has any information about this occurrence is asked to
call the Tuscaloosa Metro Violent Crimes Task Force at 205-752-0616,
the Tuscaloosa Police Department at 205-349-2121, or the
UA Police Department at 205-348-5454. Crime prevention information
is published in UAPD's Safer Living Guide, which
is available online here.