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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A wanted suspect was taken off the streets and into police custody Thursday evening.

Karl Anthony Mathews was wanted on an outstanding $100,000 warrant for sexual battery, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office press release.

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JSO asked for the public's help in February and says, "We would like to extend our gratitude to all of those who assisted us in spreading the word that Mathews was wanted."

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