On May 18, 2015 at 11:27 p.m. Roanoke Police were dispatched to the 3700 block of Dogwood Lane SW to investigate a report of a breaking and entering in progress. Once on scene, officers met with one of the victims. The victim told officers he apparently startled the suspect as he was trying to enter his home through a window. The victim said the suspect ran away before police arrived on scene. Officers collected potential physical evidence at the scene.
The investigation led officers to Michael Harrison, age 35, as a suspect. Harrison is transient. On May 20th officers obtained warrants on Harrison for entering into a residence with intent to commit burglary and petit larceny. Officers are actively looking for Harrison in order to serve the warrants. Harrison is approximately 5’10” and 160 lbs. If you know Harrison’s immediate whereabouts please call 911. If you have any information that might help investigators find him please call the Roanoke Valley Crime Line at 540-344-8500. All information left with Crime Line is anonymous.