RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) - FBI officials in Richmond announced an arrest in the investigation of 17-year-old Alexis Murphy's disappearance.
The Richmond division of the FBI sent out a news release Sunday evening, stating an individual was taken into custody and charged with abduction.
Alexis Murphy still has not been located. She has been missing for more than a week.
Murphy was last seen Aug. 3 around 7:15 p.m. wearing a pink blouse, floral-print spandex pants and brown boots. She was also carrying a dark and light colored grey purse. Her family says she was heading to Lynchburg to go shopping.
Charlottesville police found her car in a parking lot last Tuesday.
FBI officials have not released any information about the suspect, as the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about Murphy is asked to contact the Nelson County Sheriff's Office at 434-263-7050.
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