UPDATE @ 10:00 P.M.

According to Pottawatomie County Sheriffs Office, this all started when they received a domestic disturbance call involving Hayes and Charli’s mother.

Police coordinated a search with the U.S Marshals and The FBI, they’re teamwork led them to a trailer parker near Stubbman St in Norman.

Joedy Clark, a viewer shared video with News 4 showing the moment police found Charli and arrested Hayes and Stewart.

Pottawatomie County Undersheriff Travis Dinwiddie said both Stewart and Hayes will be facing kidnapping charges.

During the frantic search News 4 discovered Hayes has a dangerous past. He has been arrested six times within the past five years.

Within that time, Hayes was arrested three times for domestic assault and battery by strangulation in the presence of a minor. Hayes has also faced charges ranging from larceny to burglary, and even a DUI.

UPDATE @ 4:46 P.M.

OHP says six-year-old Charli Hayes has been located, according to a post on ‘X,’ formerly known as Twitter.

UPDATE @ 2:54 P.M.

OHP has updated the vehicle description to specify that the truck they are searching for is a full crew cab pickup.

Updated Charli Hayes Amber Alert poster. Image courtesy Oklahoma Highway Patrol.


SHAWNEE, Okla. (KFOR) — Oklahoma Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for six-year-old Charli Hayes, who was last seen with her father and his girlfriend in Shawnee at around 2:52 p.m. on Friday.

Charli Hayes Amber Alert. Image courtesy Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

According to OHP, Charli was seen with her father Ronald Hayes and his girlfriend Katelyn Stewart on Friday afternoon in a white 2007 Ford F-150 with Oklahoma tag JQT969 traveling on Old Highway 270.

Charli was wearing a black long sleeve shirt and light washed jeans when she was last seen. If you have any information that could aid in the search, please call 911.