SHELBURNE, Vt.- 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.