Two persons were taken to area hospitals after a simple assault incident at 8 p.m. Oct. 25 at 132 Shawnee Trail, Penn Forest Township.

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said the names of the participants in the fracas are being withheld. Police said the two individuals were involved in a verbal and physical altercation, after which time one of them was taken to the Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton, and the other went to Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, for injuries they sustained.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.