Police say a human in Vermont has employed a machete to attack a woman in her 70 s as she delivered meals to a motel being used as emergency housing for the homeless.

WCAX-TV reports 32 -year-old Burlington resident Abukar Ibrahim is accused of attacking the 73 -year-old Dinners on Wheels volunteer who was plummeting off dinners at Harbor Place, which serves as a temporary emergency housing facility. The onslaught happened Friday in Shelburne.

The woman was sent to a hospital with multiple traumata and later released.

Police say Ibrahim barricaded himself in a room for 21/2 hours after the two attacks before coming out. He was being held at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility.

It was unclear whether he has an attorney.

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