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Warrants: Simpsonville man arrested after threat to sexually assault woman, SWAT standoff

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Charles Rowland (Source: Greenville Co. Sheriff's Office) Charles Rowland (Source: Greenville Co. Sheriff's Office)
SWAT activated for suspect barricaded with weapon in Greenville Co. (FOX Carolina/12/20/17) SWAT activated for suspect barricaded with weapon in Greenville Co. (FOX Carolina/12/20/17)
SWAT activated for suspect barricaded with weapon in Greenville Co. (FOX Carolina/12/20/17) SWAT activated for suspect barricaded with weapon in Greenville Co. (FOX Carolina/12/20/17)
SWAT activated for suspect barricaded with weapon in Greenville Co. (FOX Carolina/12/20/17) SWAT activated for suspect barricaded with weapon in Greenville Co. (FOX Carolina/12/20/17)
SIMPSONVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies said a man is in custody after SWAT responded to a situation involving a barricaded suspect in Greenville County Wednesday night.

The incident took place on the 3500 block of Fork Shoals Road. According to deputies, they were dispatched to a disturbance and arrived on scene to find 57-year-old Charles Rowland shouting profanities in a heated exchange with his neighbor.

According to arrest warrants, he threatened to harm and sexually assault a female victim during the incident while using vulgar and obscene language.

When deputies tried to place Rowland under arrest, they said he barricaded himself inside the home and refused to come out. SWAT was activated and after a brief standoff, took Rowland into custody.

He was charged with resisting arrest and three counts of breach of peace.

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