Butler Township Police are investigating an assault which occurred at approximately 11:50pm at Dano's Pub along Route 309 in Butler Township.
Police arrived to find a 27 year old male in the parking lot of the business near the roadway unresponsive and bleeding.
The male was identified as Jamie Ehrenberg of Hazleton.
Ehrenberg was laying along Route 309 for an undetermined amount of time before anyone called 911. Sources state that a passerby noticed the male and stopped to call 911.
Ehrenberg was initially transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital Hazleton via Valley Regional EMS, then transferred to Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest via helicopter due to the severity of his injuries.
Butler Township Police assisted by the Pennsylvania State Police Computer Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at Dano's Pub on Monday August 15th for the retrieval of video surveillance to further the investigation.
The Butler Township 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.