CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Police have arrested a student accused of falsely reporting mass violence on UNC Charlotte's campus.
Matthew Saavedra was arrested by the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office Department Tuesday afternoon. Officials say the arrest is for a warrant obtained by UNC Charlotte's Police Department related to his expression of ideations of gun violence on the campus.
Saavedra remains prohibited from coming onto campus.
The university sent a notification to the students and staff addressing their concern for safety and security.