***UPDATE*** Central Division - Suspicious package at the Epicenter

9/23/2018

Case Update: Sunday, September, 23, 2018,

The suspect in this case has been identified as Rayshon Javor Duncan, DOB: 10/14/1988.  Duncan has been charged with Perpetrating a Hoax Device and Making a False Bomb Threat.

Anyone with additional information concerning this incident is asked to call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 704.334.1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  The report number for this incident will be 20180923-0109-01. 

 

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Sunday, September 23, 2018,

On September 23, 2018 at approximately 1:09 a.m., CMPD officers working secondary employment at the Epicenter were notified by G4S police that a male subject was causing a disturbance and made a threat stating a bomb was located in a bag.   

Officers responded to the location, located the subject and detained him.  The suspect's bag was located in the epicenter.  As a precaution, the building was evacuated and the bomb squad was notified and responded.  Bomb squad technicians used a robot to examine the package and determined it was safe. 

The suspect's name will be released once he has been formally charged.

CFD and Medic responded to the scene to assist.  

Anyone with additional information concerning this incident is asked to call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 704.334.1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  The report number for this incident will be 20180923-0109-01. 

 

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