HAZLETON, Pa. -- On Wednesday, July 26th, shortly after 9 o'clock in the morning, HPD responded to the rear parking lot of 554 West Broad Street for the report of a man that was bleeding from the head.
Upon arrival, Police made contact with the victim, a 62 year old white male who is well known within the community.
The victim was transported to the hospital by ambulance and later transported by helicopter to a trauma center.
During the course of the investigation, Burt Peltz, of West Hazleton was identified as one of the actors and a Warrant has been issued for Aggravated Assault and his arrest.
Anyone who knows of PELTZ's whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Hazleton Police Department through our tips line at www.hazletonpolice.com.
All information will be kept confidential.
Chief of Police, Jerry Speziale, issued the following statements:
"Attacking a helpless individual is unacceptable and will be vigorousley pursed by the Hazleton Police Department." "Mr. Petz should turn himself in immediately."