Police standoff ends in northwest Charlotte after man gives self up, officials say

Police standoff ends in northwest Charlotte after man gives self up, officials say
Mahol (Mecklenburg County Jail)
Mahol (Mecklenburg County Jail)
(Steve Crump | WBTV)
(Steve Crump | WBTV)
(Steve Crump | WBTV)
(Steve Crump | WBTV)

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A man was arrested Thursday afternoon after a standoff in northwest Charlotte involving a stolen vehicle, according to police.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrived at the scene and said a SWAT team was on the way around 11:30 a.m. Police say the incident was related to a vehicle that was stolen from Tipton Drive on March 20.

Officers on scene were pleading through a loudspeaker with a man who was believed to have barricaded himself in an apartment. The standoff ended after the man reportedly gave himself up.

Later Thursday, police identified the man arrested as 28-year-old Michael Mahol. He was charged with larceny of a motor vehicle and possession of a stolen vehicle.

No further details have been released.

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