PAPD: Port Arthur woman assaulted in her bed, arrest made

Published 6:15 am Saturday, October 19, 2019

A Port Arthur woman was assaulted in her bed early Saturday, police said.

According to the Port Arthur Police Department, officers responded to a burglary in progress at 3:45 a.m. Saturday in the 1900 block of 18th Street.

The victim said a man broke a window on the outside of the house to gain entry then attacked her while she was in bed sleeping.

A PAPD release said a suspect was arrested for burglary of a habitation and taken to the Jefferson County Correctional Facility.

Police did not release the suspect’s name.

The victim drove herself to Southeast Texas Medical Center, according to authorities, and was treated for non-life threatening injuries.