SWAT responds to barricaded person in south Charlotte apartment, police say

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Charlotte Mecklenburg police and SWAT responded to a south Charlotte apartment complex investigating a suspect with active warrants who is barricaded inside, according to police at the scene.

The incident took place at the Greenwood Village Townhomes, off of Nations Ford Road.

CMPD sent out an alert shortly before 6 p.m. asking those in the area to find alternate routes and stay clear.

Nations Ford Road between Old Hebron Road and Arrowood Road were closed for police activity for several hours.

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A Channel 9 crew at the scene said two SWAT tanks were on hand and drones could be heard overhead.

Officers could be heard negotiating with the suspect over the bullhorn.

Police and SWAT officers cleared the scene around 10:40 p.m.

There is no word yet on the identity of the suspect, the nature of the warrant, or what took place during the SWAT investigation.

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