Roanoke police searching for man who ran away during his trial

Jury found Dunlap guilty


ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – The Roanoke County Police Department is asking for help finding a man who ran away from his jury trial.

John Calvin Dunlap Jr., 49,  went to trial June 7 for a felony charge of subsequent offense of domestic assault and battery.

While the jury deliberated, police say Dunlap left the courtroom and did not return.

The jury later found him guilty.

Anyone who knows Dunlap's whereabouts is asked to call the Emergency Communications Center at 540-562-3265 or the Criminal Investigations Division at 540-777‐8641.

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