'Thrill-seeker' arrested for climbing uptown building under construction

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A “thrill-seeker” accused of climbing an uptown Charlotte skyscraper is facing charges.

Police said they received a call Sunday afternoon about a man near the top floor of a building currently under construction on West Stonewall Street.

Officers said Charles Jackson climbed the tower and walked around before coming down and trying to run away.

Channel 9 was there as police arrested Jackson and took him to jail.

He has been charged with trespassing and resisting arrest.

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