All clear at CPCC’s Central campus after police spot suspect | #College. | #Students


CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Central Piedmont Community College’s Central campus has been given the all-clear after a person with multiple arrest warrants was spotted on campus Wednesday.

CPCC tweeted about a “shelter in place” advisory at 2:19 p.m. in reference to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police pursuit. No details were given at the time. CMPD later confirmed that officers spotted a car associated with a person wanted by police. There is no indication that the person with outstanding warrants was armed or posed a threat to the campus. 

CMPD said its officers were unable to find the suspect and take them into custody. After a thorough search of CPCC’s campus, the all-clear was given and people were allowed to leave buildings and resume normal activity. 

CPCC’s Central campus is located on 7th Street, just outside Uptown in Charlotte’s Elizabeth neighborhood. 

WCNC Charlotte has a crew headed to CPCC’s Central campus to learn more.

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