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Huntersville Town Manager Gerry Vincent has resigned following his arrest Sunday night on a charge of misdemeanor simple assault.
WSIC news partner Fox 46 reports that his resignation was accepted Monday afternoon when town board members held a closed-door meeting.
According to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office online database, Vincent was arrested by Huntersville Police and taken to the Mecklenburg County jail around 7:00 Sunday night.
The Town released a brief statement Monday morning saying, “This is an unfortunate personal matter for Mr. Vincent and his family. We cannot comment further on this matter at this time.”
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