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Police investigate nursing home assault

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating the report of an assault at a Monroe County nursing facility.

On Sept. 28 at 1 p.m. troopers responded to the Brookmont Healthcare in Chestnuthill Township, for a report of an assault. On scene troopers learned that a 58-year-old female resident of the home had been struck multiple times causing visible injury to the left side of her face and aggravating a pre-existing injury to her face.

The suspect was identified as a 45-year-old woman from Saylorsburg, who troopers declined to identify. The investigation is continuing.