The 23 year - old woman responsible for abducting 8 year - old Dakota Knox has been arrested.

KATC reports that Sommer Hattaway was located and arrested around 830 AM Monday morning. Knox was reportedly asleep in the vehicle stolen by Hattaway from the parking lot of the Lincoln Motel.

Hattaway was charged with theft of a motor vehicle and kidnapping by the Ouatchita Parish Sheriff's Office.