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Transient charged with assaulting, knocking out another transient
BEAUMONT - A transient fought with and knocked out another transient at a Beaumont park, according to police.
Officers responded to a report of two men fighting shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ida Reed Park on Louisiana at 8th Street.
Police saw Arthur Breaux, 57, pinning another transient to the ground by placing his knee on the man's throat, and assaulting him.
The victim was unconscious and taken to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth with serious injuries to his face.
Investigators took Breaux into custody. He was jailed on a charge of Aggravated Assault.