MONTPELIER — Police are investigating a home invasion that took place early Sunday morning.

A release from the Montpelier Police Department said officers were summoned at 1:21 a.m. to a home on Forest Drive after a report of a woman being attacked.

Police said a white man armed with a knife invaded the home, but the woman was able to push him away and screamed for help, causing the man to flee.

The man is described as wearing a dark blue ski mask, black hoodie, blue jeans and white sneakers. He was also reported to be slightly overweight with a grey mustache.

Police searched for the man but were unable to find him.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Montpelier Police Department at 223-3445.

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