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SWAT team resolves case of man, child barricaded in west Charlotte home

Baby safe following SWAT standoff

A baby was safe following a SWAT situation in west Charlotte.
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A baby was safe following a SWAT situation in west Charlotte.

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.

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