North Carolina police catch suspect on roof of business

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Police in North Carolina have captured a man wanted on a number of warrants after he climbed onto the roof of a business to avoid arrest.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said in a news release on Thursday that 35-year-old Tyrone Singleton was wanted on multiple warrants when he fled to the roof of a business.

According to the news release, officers secured the building, shut down vehicle and pedestrian traffic to the area and began negotiating with the suspect.

Authorities say Singleton came down from the roof and was taken into custody without further incident.

Police said Singleton has outstanding warrants for assault on a female, kidnapping and several other domestic-related warrants. His status couldn’t be determined Thursday afternoon. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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