Maryland Fugitive Caught in Vinton County, Ohio

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

McARTHUR, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A fugitive from Maryland, who is a sex offender and was wanted for a violent home invasion, has been arrested in Ohio.

The McArthur Police Department says they got a tip Thursday about a fugitive living in McArthur, in Vinton County.

Matthew Scott Hurry, 26, of Maryland, was wanted for a violent home invasion that happened in March in Leonardtown, Maryland.

Officials also say that Hurry is a convicted sexual predator for the sexual assault of a young female child.

Police say Hurry was arrested at a home in McArthur and taken into custody without incident.

He is being held in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail until he is extradited.

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