PAPD: Gunmen rob victims of property, cash early Friday morning

Published 11:17 am Friday, October 18, 2019

Gunmen robbed two men early Friday morning in Port Arthur, authorities said.

Port Arthur Police Department officers responded to the scene shortly after, noting the strong-arm robbery took place just after 6 a.m. near the intersection of 7th Avenue and 25th Street.

Two male victims told police they were approached by several other men in a vehicle.

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The subjects in the vehicle exited and held the victims at gunpoint, taking several pieces of personal property and cash from the victims.

Police said neither victim was injured.

PAPD’s Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating the robbery.