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According to Detective Chris Beck of the Presque Isle Police Department, a local man wanted on numerous charges is on the run and they are warning the public that he is "armed and dangerous."

Police say Michael Brown stole a vehicle and is said to have a 9mm handgun. The vehicle is a gold-colored 2001 Toyota Tacoma with veterans license plates from a family member, according to Detective Beck.

Brown is described as 5'11", brown hair and about 200 pounds. If you see him or the vehicle, Detective Beck told us that the public should consider the safety of themselves and their family first.

Do not approach Brown or the vehicle, but encourages the public to dial 9-1-1 or call the Presque Isle Police Department at 764-4476.