Police arrest suspect who assaulted, robbed elderly victim
Jonathan E. Hodges
Austin police have arrested the man they say assaulted an elderly person while burglarizing the victim’s home.
According to police, 32-year-old Jonathan E. Hodges broke into a home along the 900 block of North Bend Drive around 1 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9. They say he then assaulted the elderly person who lived there before stealing cash, jewelry and credit cards.
The victim activated their Life Alert Personal Safety Device, drawing emergency personnel to the scene.
The 32-year-old is being held in the Travis County Jail on a charge of burglary of a habitation with intent to commit a felony. His bond is set at $30,000.