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Missing UVa. student Hannah Graham, 18, was last heard from on Saturday, September 13 at 1:20 a.m., WTVR-TV reported. 
According to Charlottesville police, friends of the 18-year-old received a text from her at around 1:20 a.m. on September 13, and have not heard from her since. 
Hannah Graham is approximately 5'11" tall and has blue eyes, light brown hair and freckles, according to the Charlottesville Police Department
Starburst candies and wristbands were handed out along with a program at a virtual candlelight vigil for missing Univ. of Virginia student Hannah Graham at West Potomac High School in Alexandria, VA on September 24, 2014. Graham went to West Potomac High, played softball there and was in the band. (Photo by Linda Davidson / The Washington Post via Getty Images)
A flyer about the missing of Hannah Graham is seen October 2, 2014 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Eighteen-year-old University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham went missing early in the morning of September 13, 2014. It has been reported that she was last seen outside Tempo restaurant at the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - OCTOBER 02: A couple walk through the Downtown Mall October 2, 2014 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Eighteen-year-old University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham went missing early in the morning of September 13, 2014. It has been reported that she was last seen outside Tempo restaurant at the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - OCTOBER 02: A woman passes by Tempo Restaurant October 2, 2014 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Eighteen-year-old University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham went missing early in the morning of September 13, 2014. It has been reported that she was last seen outside Tempo restaurant at the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA- SEPTEMBER 19: A couple walks on the sidewalk after 2am at the apartment complex where Hannah Graham lived in Charlottesville. Photos depict the route (as captured by surveillance cameras) thought to be where the lasting sightings of Hannah Graham occurred. Images were made in the early a.m. hours after midnight to approximate the conditions under which she was last seen. She went missing in downtown last Saturday morning. (Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
The sign of Tempo Restaurant is seen October 2, 2014 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Eighteen-year-old University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham went missing early in the morning of September 13, 2014. It has been reported that she was last seen outside Tempo restaurant at the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Charlottesville, VA - October 3: Amalia Harte (center back to camera) a sophomore from Herndon, Va. hugs Samantha Westrum, a sophomore from Orange County, Ca. at Hugs for Hannah, an event sponsored by the Society for Awakening Souls held on the lawn at the University of Virginia, Friday October 3, 2014. At right, Patrick Rice, a sophomore from Franklin Lakes, N.J. holds the Hugs for Hannah sign. Hannah Graham has been missing since the morning of September 13, 2014. (Photo by Norm Shafer/ For The Washington Post via Getty Images).
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA- SEPTEMBER 19: At a Friday afternoon press conference Charlottesville (R) Police Chief Timothy Longo (that's Det. Sgt. Jim Mooney just left of him) was emotional as he pleaded with the public to think about anything they may have seen or remembered about events on the downtown mall last Friday at the time Hannah Graham disappeared. Graham went missing in downtown last Saturday morning. (Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA- SEPTEMBER 19: Investigators searched an apartment today as they followed up on a major lead they received in the case of missing UVA student Hannah Graham. They gathered after removing evidence from an apartment where a person of interest lived. Hannah Graham went missing in downtown last Saturday morning. (Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA- SEPTEMBER 19: Investigators searched an apartment today as they followed up on a major lead they received in the case of missing UVA student Hannah Graham. A forensics officer from the Charlottesville Police Department talked with a neighbor behind the apartment that was searched. Hannah Graham went missing in downtown last Saturday morning. (Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA- SEPTEMBER 19: At a Friday afternoon press conference Charlottesville (R) Police Chief Timothy Longo (that's Det. Sgt. Jim Mooney just left of him) was emotional as he pleaded with the public to think about anything they may have seen or remembered about events on the downtown mall last Friday at the time Hannah Graham disappeared. Graham went missing in downtown last Saturday morning. (Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
If you saw Jesse Matthew or his car last Saturday morning w/ #HannahGraham, call the police tip line at 434.295.3851. http://t.co/65WLdgILX5
A candlelight vigil attended by hundreds was held tonight at McIntyre Amphitheater (on the UVA campus). The vigil was to honor Hannah Graham who went missing in downtown last Saturday morning. Among those who came to show support was (R) Lily Davis, (a freshman age 18) from Berryville, Va.(Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
A candlelight vigil attended by hundreds was held at McIntyre Amphitheater (on the UVA campus). The vigil was to honor Hannah Graham who went missing in downtown last Saturday morning. (Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Bernard Bowles works very close to the spot on the mall where Heather Graham was last seen. He often hangs out in the area through the night and was around the night of her disappearance but says the he did not see anything unusual that night. Photos depict the route (as captured by surveillance cameras) thought to be where the lasting sightings of Hannah Graham occurred. Images were made in the early a.m. hours after midnight to approximate the conditions under which she was last seen. She went missing in downtown last Saturday morning. (Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
One of the cameras that captured Hannah Graham walking by on the mall. Photos depict the route (as captured by surveillance cameras) thought to be where the lasting sightings of Hannah Graham occurred. Images were made in the early a.m. hours after midnight to approximate the conditions under which she was last seen. She went missing in downtown last Saturday morning. (Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WTVR-TV) -- Police searching for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham said a witness spotted the teenager enter the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville the morning she disappeared. The Downtown Mall is a pedestrian mall with stores and restaurants along either side.

Charlottesville Police have asked those businesses to preserve security camera video so detectives could determine if it contained clues into what happened to Graham.

Charlottesville Police Capt. Gary Pleasants said prior to the sighting on the Downtown Mall, a security camera at a nearby Shell gas station captured video of Graham running by the gas station. He said the video revealed no one was chasing her at the time. Police planned to release the video later on Wednesday.

The video was recorded just before 1 a.m. Saturday.

Police Release New Details in Search for Missing UVA Student

The updated timeline of the last hours anyone heard from Graham looks like this:

11:50 p.m. Friday - Graham last seen by friends at Camden Plaza Apartments, in the 200 block of 14th Street NW.

12:45 a.m. Saturday - Graham seen on surveillance video outside of McGrady's Pub on Grady Street.

12:55 a.m. Saturday - Graham seen on Shell station surveillance video on Preston Ave.

1:00 a.m. Saturday - Witness reports seeing Graham on Downtown Mall

1:20 a.m. Saturday - Graham sends a text to friends saying she was lost in the area around 14th and Wertland Streets.


Captain Pleasants said the camera outside McGrady's Irish Pub showed Graham walking "in front of the building for several minutes, apparently it appears, maybe even talking to someone, and then walking away -- leaving east bound on Grady at 12:46 a.m."

That would be the opposite direction of her apartment, police said. Police said a blood hound picked up Graham's scent right outside the Irish pub; but where it led them, they have not said.

Graham has been missing since Saturday morning. Unfortunately, police said, the family did not know she was missing until Sunday. Search teams spent Monday and Tuesday looking for the 18-year-old student. The search resumed on Wednesday.

"Those of us who know and love Hannah know that she would not disappear without contacting family or friends," the Graham family said in a statement released Tuesday. "We express our sincere gratitude to law enforcement and everyone who is involved in the search for Hannah. We also thank the University for the full attention they are devoting to the situation."

Graham is from Northern Virginia, and it is reported that she graduated from West Potomac High School in Fairfax County, in 2013.

Anyone with information about Graham was asked to call Charlottesville Police Department at 434-970-3280 or CrimeStoppers at 434-977-4000.

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