Port Arthur man stabbed “several times” during altercation Wednesday night

Published 12:20 pm Thursday, April 16, 2020

A Port Arthur man has been hospitalized following a Wednesday night stabbing, authorities said.

Det. Mike Hebert said, in a press release, the altercation took place at approximately 9 p.m. in the 2100 block of Birch Street.

According to police, the suspect, a Hispanic male who knew the victim, approached during a verbal altercation and stabbed him “several times in the upper portion of his body” before fleeing the scene on foot.

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Herbert said the suspect is at large, and the PAPD Criminal Investigations Division is leading the case.