A manhunt is on in south Jersey for a man who attacked a woman inside her Vineland home with a machete.

The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office says Eugenio Morales caused life threatening injuries to a 41 year old unidentified woman after slashing her face, head, body and hands. Morales fled the home at Sixth and Almond Streets in an SUV that was found abandoned off Route 54 in Buena Vista.

Law enforcement including New Jersey State Police and the US Marshals Regional Taskforce continue their search for Morales who faces attempted homicide, weapons and other related offenses.

The victim of the attack is hospitalized in critical and unstable condition.

Police say Morales should be considered armed & extremely dangerous and should not be approached.