Police arrest man wanted in vehicle pursuit earlier Wednesday in Lynchburg

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(Image courtesy of Blue Ridge Regional Jail).

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) – Police in Lynchburg have arrested a man wanted after a vehicle pursuit earlier Wednesday that traversed through parts of the Hill City.

According to police, at 2:21 p.m. Wednesday, an officer identified Alvin Alexander Brown, 25, of Lynchburg, driving his vehicle on Taylor and 18th Streets. The officer initiated a stop, but Brown attempted to elude police by accelerating away.

A pursuit continued on U.S. 29. Brown was said to have eventually stopped his vehicle near Bransford and Tyree Streets and proceeded to flee on foot before being arrested by Lynchburg Police officers.

Brown was not injured and was taken into custody without the use of force. He is being charged with numerous crimes, including:

  • 3rd conviction felony assault and battery of a family member (felony)
  • Break and enter with intent to commit assault and battery (felony)
  • Property damage under $1,000
  • Protective order
  • Two counts of assault and battery
  • Capias for failure to appear on probation violation
  • Failure to yield the right of way (3 counts)
  • Following too closely (2 counts)
  • Speeding
  • Obstruction
  • Eluding law enforcement (felony)
  • Unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle
  • Reckless driving (6 counts)
  • Capias for failure to appear on felony charge

The investigation into this matter is ongoing.

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