AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department said it was searching for a burglary suspect accused of stealing mail from apartment complexes in Austin.

APD said the suspect has access to a universal mail master key, which has been used to unlock the victims’ mailboxes.

“The suspect has been seen on numerous different dates entering apartment complex mail rooms and stealing the residents’ mail,” APD said.

According to police, detectives were looking into incidents dating back to Dec. 24, 2023, with the most recent burglary occurring March 5 off Harmon Avenue in central Austin.

Police described the suspect as a 35 to 45-year-old white man with a thin build and a possible tattoo around his left wrist. APD said he also has a mustache, dark hair and was balding.

The suspect’s vehicle was described as a gray 4-door Toyota Tacoma TRD with possible stolen plates.

APD asked that anyone with any information to contact the department at 512-974-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting or by calling 512-472-8477.

A reward of up to $1,000 may be available for any information that leads to an arrest.