DRUMS - On Friday, August 12th at 11:50 PM, Butler Township Police were dispatched to 234 South Hunter Highway for an unresponsive male on the ground.
Police arrived and located a 27 year old male, who's reportedly from Hazleton, in Dano’s parking lot near South Hunter Highway.
He was semi responsive and bleeding.
The male was transported to Lehigh Valley Hazleton Hospital by Valley Regional EMS.
Due to the severity of his injuries he was transported to Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest Hospital by helicopter.
Police on scene were advised that the male was assaulted and he was on the ground for an undetermined amount of time before someone finally called 911.
Today, August 15th, a search warrant was executed at Dano’s Pub for the retrieval of video surveillance to further the investigation.
The Pennsylvania State Police- Computer Crimes Unit assisted.
The Butler Police are actively continuing to investigate this incident and are asking the public if they have any information to contact the Butler Township Police Department at 570-788-4111 or 911.