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August 19, 2013

Four arrested for aggravated assault


The Port Arthur News

PORT ARTHUR — Four people were arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly assaulting a man in Port Arthur Saturday night.

Port Arthur Police were called to the 1300 block of Delaware at about 9:35 p.m. Aug. 17 in reference to an assault victim. Upon arrival officers located the victim who was suffering form several injuries.

Witnesses told police the victim was assaulted by several people who were armed with a weapon, according to a press release from PAPD. Shortly after, officers located four suspects reportedly involved in the assault and placed them into custody for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. All four suspects were transported to the Jefferson County Correctional Facility for booking.

The victim was transported to Christus-Hospital St. Elizabeth in Beaumont for treatment. His condition is not known at this time.

PAPD’s Criminal Investigation Division and Street Crimes Unit is investigating the incident.