ADAMS RUN — Following an hourslong standoff, authorities captured a man accused of kidnapping and raping a College of Charleston student in the early hours of Feb. 4 after she left a high-profile nightclub in downtown Charleston, officials said.

Andrew Robert Mettal, 28, was taken into custody by Charleston County sheriff’s deputies and members of the U.S. Marshals Service the evening of Feb. 9 on the 5200 block of Mauss Hill Road, according to sheriff’s office spokeswoman Lexi Douglas.

He is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct and kidnapping. Court documents were not immediately available. It is unclear when he will have a bond hearing.

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