Port Arthur Police: Boyfriend stabs woman during Sunday disturbance

Published 2:23 am Monday, September 6, 2021

A woman was found stabbed multiple times Sunday afternoon in Port Arthur, the victim of a domestic altercation that turned violent, authorities said.

Port Arthur Police Sgt. George Clark said officers responded to the 8500 block of Davis Avenue at approximately 4:50 p.m. to find the victim stabbed multiple times.

He said officers learned an argument between a boyfriend and girlfriend escalated when a knife was brandished, leading to the male stabbing the victim “multiple times to various parts of her body.”

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The male was on scene when police arrived and arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Authorities did not immediately release the suspect’s name or bond information.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where she was treated for her injuries, which Clark said are not believed to be life-threatening.

As for what led to the assault, Clark said a “disturbance had taken place” which included the brandishing of a knife.