Eugene man wanted for rape, kidnapping arrested

Posted: Monday, July 26, 2010

EUGENE, Ore. - A 31-year-old man wanted for kidnapping and sexual assault was captured by police after a six-hour manhunt outside Eugene Saturday.

KVAL News reports that Matthew Phillip Williams is suspected of kidnapping and raping a female acquaintance last week.

On Saturday, a local resident spotted Williams at a gas station in Glenwood and notified police. Officers caught up to Williams shot after and he fled in a car on Interstate 5. He exited the freeway and broke through a gated community, where he ditched his car and ran. But police caught up to him.

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