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Found safe. A two year old child who had been kidnapped by his mother's roommate has been found in Atoka, Oklahoma and his kidnapper arrested. Rogers Police say 30-year-old Brent Wilks (pictured) was arrested Thursday afternoon (12/18) after a citizen spotted his vehicle and called 911. Wilks was taken into custody. He took 2-year-old Alex Gage Almodovar early this morning after an argument with his roommate, who is the boy's mother.
Three men are in custody after Police say they tried to break into a vehicle..and then got into a chase that ended in Barton County. Crawford County Sheriff Dan Peak tells News Talk KZRG it happened Monday night in Arma.

"We got involved in a pursuit that began in Arma with an Arma officer who was attempting to stop some suspects who were believed to have been trying to enter into a vehicle illegally."

Peak says the suspects fled in a truck and led law enforcement on a chase that ended when the truck crashed at a T intersection south of Mindenmines. 20-year-old Michael Burns of Pittsburg, 19-year-old Ulysses Hoy of Mulberry and 18-year-old Thomas Wilson of Pittsburg were taken into custody by Barton County authorities.

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