Search underway near Willis for suspect who attacked family member with knife

A search is underway by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office to locate a suspect who attacked a family member on Tuesday afternoon. 

According to authorities, they're attempting to locate Eric D. Foley. 

Just before 12:45 p.m., authorities were called out to an assault with weapon call in the 15000 block of Crockett Road in Willis

When they arrived, deputies learned Foley had attacked a family member with a knife and fled the area. 

He's described as a white male, 5'7" tall, approximately 200 pounds with red hair. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and tan pants.

Authorities said he was last seen walking into a nearby wooded area. 

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Foley is considered armed and dangerous. 

If you see Foley, do not attempt to make contact or apprehend him. Please contact authorities as soon as you see him.