SWAT Team Called Out For Domestic Assault in East Charlotte

Briar Creek Road Shut Down while Police Surround Armed Man


by WCCB Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. --  East Charlotte commuters had to find a new route to work Friday morning when Charlotte police including the SWAT team shut down part of Briar Creek Road.

Police said that officers responded to a 911 call at 5:46 a.m. related to a domestic violence assault inside an apartment on Uxbridge Wood Court.

The woman who called said the man who assaulted her had a gun. Officers were not able to make contact with the man, and called out SWAT officers. Police blocked off Briar Creek Road, and evacuated the other residents of the complex as a precaution.

Police said after a short standoff, the man was taken into custody without incident. He is identified as Dustin Matthew Osborne, 28. He has been charged with assault on a female and assault by pointing a gun.


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