Amanda Lynn Messenger, 121 S. Allen St., Nesquehoning, amd Melissa Gressler, 172 Creekside Manor, Lehighton, are facing charges of simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct as a result of an incident that happened at 1:40 a.m. June 20 in Nesquehoning.

Police said they were summoned to the unit block of West Catawissa Street to investigate an assault, and learned that a Bonnie Strohl had been assaulted by the defendants.

Messenger and Gressler are tentatively scheduled for a preliminary hearing scheduled for 2 p.m. Aug. 18 before District Justice Casimir Kosciolek of Lansford.