Crime & Courts

Police looking for person flying drone in uptown who hit, damaged BofA building 

A drone hit the sixth floor of the Bank of America building in uptown Charlotte on Wednesday night, causing minor damage, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said Thursday.

Police asked the public for help in identifying the operator of the drone. CMPD says the person faces charges of reckless endangerment and damage to property, according to a news release.

The drone hit the building at 101 South Tryon Street at about 6:50 p.m., police said.

Anyone with information should call 911, or leave the information anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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Joe Marusak has been a reporter for The Charlotte Observer since 1989 covering the people, municipalities and major news events of the region, and was a news bureau editor for the paper. He currently reports on breaking news.