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A weak surge of cooler air is working into our area from the northeast with lows expected to fall into the lower 50's in most areas by daybreak. Dry weather should continue this weekend with a slow warming trend.
PAPD investigating report of early morning kidnapping
PORT ARTHUR - Port Arthur police are investigating a man's report that he offered someone a ride and was forced at gunpoint to drive the passenger from Port Arthur to Beaumont.
Police say the driver was at Fuel Depot in the 700 block of West Gulfway at about 3 a.m. Monday when a man approached him and asked for a ride.
The driver told officers once the man was inside the passenger pulled out a gun and ordered him to drive to Beaumont. The driver said he dropped off the passenger near Washington Boulevard and then called police.