Heavy police presence in Northwest Roanoke due to wanted person search


ROANOKE, Va. – There's a heavy police presence on the 1300 block of Melrose Ave, in NW Roanoke Sunday evening. 

Police say they got a tip about a wanted person being at that address. They searched the house for about three to four hours but did not find anything. 

SWAT cars and police started clearing the area around 10 p.m. 

A large crowd gathered around the home while police were investigating. 

This is a developing story. Check back for more updates.