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Roanoke News

Posted on: November 14, 2019

Update on Manhunt for Michael Alexander Brown

At a press conference held at 1:15 p.m. today, Nov. 14, at Virginia Heights Elementary School, Roanoke Police Chief Tim Jones updated the news media and the public about the search for Michael Alexander Brown. Below are the highlights:

  • Michael Alexander Brown hasn't been caught. 
  • He is believed to be on foot.
  • The search continues near the vicinity of Patrick Henry High School.
  • He is considered armed and dangerous.
  • Residents should remain vigilant. Make sure your car and home doors remain locked. You should be careful if someone knocks on your door.
  • Police want this situation to "end peacefully." Chief Jones is encouraging Mr. Brown to turn himself in to authorities.

Further updates will be posted as information becomes available.

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