HAZLETON — Police are investigating the assault of a 94-year-old woman around 12:22 p.m. Friday at her home in the 200 block of Muir Avenue.
The woman was treated at the scene by paramedics, taken to Lehigh Valley Hazleton hospital and flown by helicopter to an area trauma center.
Police asked that anyone with information about the assault contact them through Luzerne County 911. All calls will be confidential. The state police Forensic Services Unit and Criminal Investigation assisted in the ongoing investigation.