ROCKINGHAM — Police are warning the public following an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon that took place earlier today in Rockingham.
Members of the public have been told to be aware that an unknown, dangerous subject is at large in the area.
Police say an unknown individual hit and slashed a member of a construction crew working on a project on the interstate at around 9:30 a.m.
Police say the suspect then ran into the woods following the assault.
Troopers continue to actively work the scene and are attempting to locate the person of interest in the assault.
The individual is described as a 5 foot 10-inch white man with a brown beard, dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, and camouflage pants.
Also, the clothing is described as dirty and covered in mud.
Police say this individual has not been positively identified at this time.
The person of interest should be considered armed and dangerous, and the public is strongly encouraged not to attempt contact if they observe him.
Instead, the public is asked immediately to call 911, the Vermont State Police, or any other law enforcement agency.