Man on the run after stabbing father and sister

Police in Utah are looking for a man who allegedly assaulted his father and sister with a knife on Friday night.

At approximately 10:13 p.m. Friday, Sione Vaitai, 26, was engaged in a dispute with family members at Mount View Drive in Sandy, Sandy police said.

During the dispute, Vaitai obtained a large knife and assaulted his father and juvenile sister, police said.

Local media report officers responded to the home but Vaitai had already fled the scene. The two victims were transported to local hospitals in critical condition.

Police have not been able to locate Vaitai, who is described as a male Polynesian, 6-feet tall and 300 pounds with dark hair.

Viatai is believed to be driving a white Chevrolet Silverado with Utah plates numbered X384BF. Police said the truck has extended side walls built out of wood in the bed of the truck.

Police believe Viatai to be armed and dangerous and ask that the public do not approach or confront him if located. Instead, immediately calls police.