Law enforcement believes Michael Brown still in New River Valley

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UPDATE 8:31 P.M.: The search for Michael Brown, who is accused of killing his mother’s boyfriend in Franklin County Nov. 9, continues and federal authorities believe he could still be in the New River Valley.

In a Facebook post, the U.S. Marshals Service said it had received more than 250 tips but no confirmed sightings of Brown. It urges area residents to keep doors locked and be on the lookout for Brown.

UPDATE to the Michael Brown search.

Posted by Roanoke Police Department – VA on Tuesday, November 19, 2019

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – A large police presence was spotted Tuesday at a church in Franklin County on Jubal Early Highway as police continue the search for alleged murderer and military deserter Michael Brown.

WFXR crews captured video of a Virginia State Police armored unit as well as units from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office around 5 p.m.

Police on scene would not say what or who they were looking for. Captain Phillip Young with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said there was no confirmed sighting of Brown.

“We are continuing to follow up on tips and leads,” he said in an email.

Today is day 11 of the manhunt for Michael Brown, a marine accused of killing his mother’s boyfriend in Franklin County Nov. 9.

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