Port Arthur woman stabbed near the face; arrest made

Published 12:36 am Friday, January 28, 2022

On Wednesday at approximately 11:21 p.m., Port Arthur Police Officers responded to the 3300 block of 6th St. in reference to a stabbing that just occurred.

Officers arrived on scene and located a female outside the residence who was bleeding from her facial area.

While on scene, witnesses advised the person who stabbed the victim was inside the residence.

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Officers then located and detained a suspect.

Investigation revealed the suspect and victim were involved in a verbal altercation that turned physical when the suspect retrieved a knife and preceded to cut the victim multiple times.

The suspect was arrested on scene and taken to the Jefferson County Correctional Facility.

The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

On Friday morning, Port Arthur Police confirmed the suspect is Brittany Shante Hayes from Galveston.

According to Jefferson County Jail records, bond was set for the 28-year-old at $25,000 and she bonded out Friday.

This stabbing is under investigation by the Criminal Investigations Division of the Port Arthur Police Department.

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