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Police Arrest Suspect in Case of Missing UVa Student

This undated photo provided by the Charlottesville, Va. Police Department shows Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. Authorities are again searching the apartment of Matthew, and they believe he is the last person seen with University of Virginia student Hannah Graham before she disappeared. Matthew is being sought on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving, but authorities also say they want to talk to him about 18-year-old Graham, who has been missing since Sept. 13. (AP Photo/Charlottesville, Va. Police Department) AP Photo/Charlottesville, Va. Police Department

Police arrested 32-year-old Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. Wednesday, the suspect charged in the case of the missing University of Virginia student, WVIR-TV reported.

The arrest did not happen in Virginia, the outlet reported.

Matthew had been charged with abuduction with intent to defile.

Police have said they believe Matthew was the last person seen with 18-year-old Hannah Graham, who disappeared Sept. 13.

This undated photo provided by the Charlottesville, Va. Police Department shows Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. (AP Photo/Charlottesville, Va. Police Department)

Police were looking for Matthew, who was last seen Saturday when he stopped by the police station to ask for a lawyer. Police say he sped away afterward, losing officers who had him under surveillance.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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