CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A man is safe after a drowning scare on Lake Wylie late Friday night.
Crews responded to the scene in West Charlotte off Rainbarrel Road around midnight.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police says they were told a man went into a nearby pond and didn’t resurface.
A couple of boats and helicopter joined the search. Crews eventually found him safely on land.
Officials say alcohol may have been a factor.