AT 6 PM: 9 Investigation finds sex offenders living too close to private school

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A 9 investigation found sex offenders living too close to a private Charlotte school.

Channel 9 reporter Paige Hansen took what she found to the sheriff and helped uncover a major gap breakdown in the system used to track those offenders.

It’s alarming that we have that many sex offenders near a school,”  said Mecklenburg County Sheriff Chipp Bailey.

The Sheriff’s Office told Channel 9, the system is uses to track sex offenders had no record the school was even there until Channel 9 started asking questions.

Hansen will have more on the changes made to make sure other schools don’t fall through the cracks tonight at 6 p.m.