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Police seek protesters after Vt. Gas worker injured

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SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. -

South Burlington police want your help finding protesters after a pipeline protest.

Last week members of Rising Tide Vermont demonstrated against the expansion of natural gas service outside Vermont Gas' headquarters.

Police are looking for two men who they say trespassed into the building to place a banner on the roof.

"What's new today and as this incident continues to develop is the fact that police continue their investigation. They've determined clearly that there's criminal activity that occurred. In particular the assault and they are looking to identify the people in these video clips to identify them for further questioning and action," said Steve Work from Vermont Gas.

Police are also looking for a man who they say hurt a Vermont Gas employee. They say some protesters entered the building to chain one of the protesters to the front door. In doing so, police say one of the protesters pushed a Vermont Gas employee and struck her with the chain leaving bruises on her arm.

Police are asking the public's help in identifying the man responsible for the assault.


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