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Sex offender caught trying to check in at Roanoke County School

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A Roanoke fugitive sex offender is behind bars, thanks to the help of Roanoke County Public Schools.

35-year-old Michael Anthony has been arrested and is in custody at the Roanoke City Jail without bond. Police say Anthony failed to comply with state law and register as a sex offender in the commonwealth.

Further investigation by both Roanoke County Police and State Police also revealed Anthony was wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service on a federal warrant for an assault charge.

On Tuesday, Anthony arrived at a Roanoke County Middle School to pick up his girlfriend's son. When he checked in,  the security management system immediately alerted the US Department of Justice's national sex offender database.

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