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Occurred : 6/19/2008 23:35 (Entered as : 06/20/08 23:35)
Reported: 6/19/2008 9:34:02 PM 21:34
Posted: 7/5/2008
Location: Roanoke, VA
Shape: Other
Duration:10 minutes
Roanoke County Police respond to reports of strange object in the sky over Catawba area.

Received call from Roanoke County Police Officer around 23:35, officer was dispatched to a call about a strange unidentified object in the sky over the Catawba area, approximately within 10 miles west-northwest of Roanoke Regional airport. Officer reported seeing the object in the air. Altitude was unknown, direction of flight was slowly moving parallel to Interstate 81. Object was semi-circle in appearance and had approximately half dozen red and orange flashing lights around it. The object made no known noise as it moved. Received second call from Roanoke County Police at 00:15 looking for answers about the object reported over Catawba. Police said at least two witnesses besides the officer saw the object.