City of Charlotte announces curfew following two nights of riots

By: | Updated: September 23, 2016 9:58 AM

The city of Charlotte, North Carolina, said on Thursday that it was imposing a midnight-to-6 a.m. curfew following two nights of riots touched off by the shooting of a black man by police officers.

The city said on Twitter that the curfew would be in effect until a State of Emergency was lifted or until the curfew proclamation is revoked. (Reuters)The city said on Twitter that the curfew would be in effect until a State of Emergency was lifted or until the curfew proclamation is revoked. (Reuters)

The city of Charlotte, North Carolina, said on Thursday that it was imposing a midnight-to-6 a.m. curfew following two nights of riots touched off by the shooting of a black man by police officers.

The city said on Twitter that the curfew would be in effect until a State of Emergency was lifted or until the curfew proclamation is revoked.

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