Roanoke County Police say they are conducting what’s termed an “emergency situation” at this hour in the 200 block of Orlando Avenue, a little south of the Hollins area. Police ask you to avoid the area including Brookside Park and Verndale Drive. Here is the full police communication:
ROANOKE COUNTY POLICE DEPT IS OPERATING AN EMERGENCY SITUATION IN THE 200 BLOCK OF ORLANDO AVE IN NORTH ROANOKE COUNTY. PEOPLE ARE ASKED TO AVOID THE AREA, INCLUDING BROOKSIDE PARK, VERNDALE DR, AND ORLANDO AVE AT THIS TIME.