Charlotte law enforcement remains on alert after Orlando tragedy

- Following the tragedy in Orlando, local law enforcement remains on alert.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Departments continues to monitor all criminal activity. They say there are no known specific threats in the Charlotte area.

The police department said, "We remain in close contact with our State and Federal law enforcement partners. The CMPD is communicating and fully engaged with leaders in the LGBT community to assure them that their safety is our priority. The department has established a security plan that includes a greater police presence, zone checks and personal contact in and around the locations of LGBT businesses and establishments."

CMPD asks the community to contact them immediately with any specific threats or suspicious activity.

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