Brown allegedly forced his way into a woman's home and took the keys to her 2002 red Kia Sportage.
He is described as 6 feet tall and weighs 245 pounds. Police say he is known to frequent the Burlington, Chatham, Durham and Orange County areas.
Brown is wanted for first-degree burglary, larceny of a motor vehicle, injury to real property, interfering with emergency communications and assault on a female.
Anyone with information concerning Brown should call either the Chapel Hill Police Department at 968-2760 or Crime Stoppers at 942-7515.