Man assaulted at Dollar General; Port Arthur Police make Thanksgiving arrest

Published 12:38 am Friday, November 26, 2021

Port Arthur Police made a Thanksgiving arrest after an altercation led to an assault at Dollar General.

Sgt. Shelby Harper said officers responded to the store at 3345 Twin City Highway at approximately 4:25 p.m. Thursday following a disturbance.

Investigators determined a male assailant assaulted a male victim and took his money and food before fleeing.

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Harper said officers located a suspect a short distance from the scene and placed him under arrest.

The suspect’s name and charge or charges were not immediately released.

He was taken to the Jefferson County Correctional Facility.