PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Port Arthur Police Department responded to a robbery on 4800 FM 365 near H-E-B on Friday, Dec. 7.

Investigators said a male suspect took something from a woman. Police did not specify what was taken.

As the suspect was leaving, police said a concerned citizen tried to help apprehend the suspect. The suspect assaulted that citizen.

The suspect was later taken into custody. 

This investigation is ongoing.

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Port Arthur Police Department full release..

On 12/7/19, Officer of the Port Arthur Police Department responded to 4800 HWY 365 in reference to Robbery.

The investigation revealed that a M/H took a F/W victim property.

As the suspect was fleeing a concerned citizen attempted to help apprehend the suspect and the suspect assaulted the citizen.

The suspect was later taken into custody.

This incident is under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Division of the Port Arthur Police Department.

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