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Registered sex offender added to sheriff’s most wanted list

A Rowan County man who authorities said is a registered sex offender failed to notify officials that he had changed addresses.

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office has placed 35-year-old Phillip Albert Brown III on its most wanted list. Deputies went to the address they had listed for Brown for a random check and determined he moved in February. Brown has an outstanding warrant for assault on a female.

He is white male, 5-8 and weighs 165 pounds. He’s last known to be in Salisbury.

Anyone with information about Phillip Brown is asked to contact Lt. Chad Moose at 704-216-8687 or Detective Janet Wietbrock at 704-216-8704 or Rowan County Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.

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