Baby safe following SWAT standoff
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police and a SWAT team were able to peacefully resolve a situation in west Charlotte where a man was barricaded himself in a home with a small child.
The incident occurred midmorning Thursday along Reid Avenue near West Boulevard, in the Arbor Glen community.
WBTV, the Observer’s news partner, reported that the suspect in the home is wanted by police and has a criminal history that includes violent crimes. Family members say he barricaded himself in the home with a 1-year-old boy.
No names were released.