Police Search For Assault Suspect

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Hazleton — A man was taken to the hospital early Monday morning after police in Hazleton say he was beaten with a baseball bat.

It happened just after two Monday morning in the area of Fifth Street and Harrison Street in the city.

Officers say a man hit the victim with the bat several times. They say he then took off in a red Ford sports utility vehicle.

The victim was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

Anyone with information should call Hazleton police at 570-459-4940.