A Port Arthur Police officer has been arrested in Liberty County on assault charges.

The following release was released by the Liberty Police Department:

Liberty Police have made two arrest in reference to a late night assault which took place on 6/30/2017. Police responded shortly after 1:00 a.m. on 6/30/2017 to the 5000 block of Briar Grove in the Ridgewood subdivision in reference to an assault.

The initial investigation determined that a 30 yr of age female had been assaulted by individuals who lived and/or were at a party next door to her. The victim had been an attendee at a party next door when a disturbance started and she was assaulted. The victim was transported by City of Liberty EMS to Liberty Dayton Regional where she received medical care for injuries received in the assault.

Liberty Police continued their investigation and on 7/3/2017 a Probable Cause Affidavit was presented to Judge Mike Little who issued Class A Assault warrants. Arrested was Samantha Rene Taylor age 27 of Liberty and Ashton Tylor Moss age 24 of Hardin. Moss is a Police Officer with Port Arthur Police Dept., who has been notified about the charges. Both subjects were arrested at their homes, and were transported to Liberty