Man Charged in Abduction of 8 Year Old Girl

Michael D. Slatton has been charged in connection to the abduction of an 8-year-old girl.

An Amber Alert was issued for the girl, Sunday, May 4 after Slatton abducted her from a swing set at an apartment complex.

The little girl was found and reunited with her family.

Slatton was found in Sapulpa and arrested.

Slatton was charged with one count of kidnapping, one count of rape in the first degree of a victim under 14 years of age, one count of child abuse by injury and one count of assault and battery upon a police officer.

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.