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Amber Alert: Person of Interest in Custody, Girl Found Safe

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A little girl abducted in east Tulsa has been found safe in Sapulpa. Sunday, about 7:20 p.m. officers responded to a the area of 3000 S. 101st E. Ave. in reference to a child abduction.

An Amber Alert was issued for an 8-year-old. At the time officers had very little suspect information as most of the information was being provided by other young children who were at the playground.

About 11:15 p.m. officers received a tip reference a suspicious white male who entered a Dollar General store in Creek County. The male purchased young girl’s clothing and left the store. This information was vital and provided the investigators with the person of interest, Michael D. Slatton.

The investigators began to work tirelessly in order to obtain more information reference Slatton. As more intelligence was gained, Sapulpa Police officers spotted Slatton near 1704 S. Main St. in Sapulpa and attempted to make contact with him.

As they approached, he fought with the officers and was able to flee the scene. With that information members of the Northern Oklahoma Violent Crimes Task Force arrived in Sapulpa and began searching for Slatton.

Officers located him in the silver Ford Focus leaving a wooded area. At that time officers were able to make contact with Slatton and take him into custody. Immediately, a search began for the girl and it was not long before an officer located her nearby. She is safe and has been reunited with her family.

Slatton is listed as a level 3 sex offender in the Oklahoma Sex Offender Registry. In 2006, he was convicted of sexual battery of a person over 16.

Slatton is being held in Tulsa County Jail on $500,000 bond on a complaint of kidnapping.


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