A $ 10,000 prize has been offered in search of two fleeting parents in an Oklahoma child abuse case.
Hakim Mustafa Moore, 27, and Robin Alexander, 29, are believed to have fled Oklahoma to Missouri and law enforcement, including the US Marshals Service, is looking for the couple.
Parents who had a child who died in 2017 and three who were removed from the couple's deprivation of liberty when the officials discovered the children were malnourished did not go to court last month in a failure of 2018.
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Officials do not know the whereabouts of a fifth child, such as St. The Louis police said was born in a hotel room and had never been documented by the authorities.
The Altus police said it was involved in the Child Abuse Study in September 2018. An Altus police officer told NBC affiliated KFOR from Oklahoma City that the police were called three children who suspected of being abused.
Court documents show that when the police sought the couple home that month, officials found a "very limited amount of food", the station reported.
The documents say the children, who were 10 months to 4 years old, were "malnourished because of the child's neglect by means of hunger", KFOR reported.
The Altus police said the children were being treated and released, and Moore and Alexander were arrested during child abuse counts for injury and child care. hello was out on the band as they couldn't show for the court last month.
Warrants were then issued for their arrest and police tried to find them learned that they might have fled to St. The Louis area, said the Altus police.
Detectives believe they fled to the Altus area on May 1, and the fifth child was born around May 2, police said in Oklahoma.
St. Louis Police said Wednesday that the marshals service offers up to $ 10,000 for information leading to their arrests.
"Help us get them in custody and find the child and provide health, the well-being of the child is in good shape," Altus police detective Colby Earls told KFOR.
Phone numbers associated with either Moore or Alexander could not be found immediately in online public records on Wednesday night.
Altus is a town of about 19,800 about 120 miles southwest of downtown Oklahoma City.