Tamaqua police are investigating an assault reported to the department on Dec. 5.

According to the report the female victim was walking in the area of Hegarty Avenue at approximately 7:45 p.m. when she was confronted by two unknown males. The males had approached her from the rear, then physically assaulted the victim. She was transported to St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill, for treatment.

One of the suspects is described as being tall, wearing dark clothing and a red bandanna covering his face. The other assailant is shorter, with a husky build, wearing a dark bandanna on his face.

Anyone with information concering this incident is asked to call police at (570) 668-5000.