Officials: Man facing charges after climbing cellular tower near NHC Government Center

(Atlanta News First)
Published: Mar. 17, 2023 at 9:09 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 20, 2023 at 8:35 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A person who climbed atop the cellular tower behind the New Hanover County Government Center on College Road on Friday, March 17, is facing charges.

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office were on the scene and had “multiple reactions in place” at approximately 9 p.m. Friday.

A representative with the sheriff’s office stated that the man came down from the tower just before midnight. As of this time, he is facing charges and has been involuntarily committed, the sheriff’s office told WECT on Monday, March 20.