Port Arthur police investigate aggravated assault at hotel

Port Arthur police investigate aggravated assault at hotel

Police in Port Arthur are investigating an aggravated assault of a man reportedly involved in an altercation at the Baymont Inn and Suites at 3801 Highway 73 on May 28.

According to a news release from the Port Arthur Police Department, officers responded to a call of an unresponsive subject at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas at about 2:40 a.m. Witnesses told officers the victim had been involved in a fight at the hotel before being brought to the hospital. Medical staff stabilized the man, who was then moved to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont in critical condition. 

Detectives and ID technicians processed the scene and questioned witnesses. They believe they have identified a suspect, according to PAPD, but he is still at large. 

Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact PAPD at (409) 983-8624.

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