A Wisconsin man arrested in connection with the abduction of missing teen Jayme Closs and the murder of her parents is believed to have targeted the 13-year-old, who was found alive, authorities said Friday.

Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, was arrested on homicide and kidnapping charges, Douglas County Sheriff Thomas Dalbec said at a news conference Friday.

The arrest comes after Jayme was found alive on Thursday after she escaped from a home where she was being held and approached a woman who was walking her dog. The woman took Jayme to a neighbor whose house was nearby,…