Norman Police Ask for Public’s Assistance in Connection to Reported Kidnapping & Abduction of Adult Female

Date of Press Release: 
Fri, 04/14/2017
Press Release By: 
Sarah Jensen

The Norman Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate a woman and child who are believed to be in immediate danger following a reported kidnapping and abduction. At approximately 7:40 a.m., officers were dispatched to a report of a disturbance in the 1100 block of Oak Tree Avenue. Witnesses reported that 26-year-old Joseph Cross was engaged in a verbal dispute with his girlfriend, 41-year-old Angela Rhea, when he grabbed her, put his hand over her mouth, and forced her into his vehicle. Already inside the vehicle was his one-year-old child Jonah Fisher.

Due to information gained during the investigation, Norman police believe that both Angela Rhea and Jonah Fisher could be in immediate danger.

Joseph Cross was driving a 2013 black, four-door Toyota Camry bearing the Oklahoma license plate of 149KIG at the time of the incident. The vehicle has black spray painted rims, a dent in the passenger side bumper, and possibly a crack in the front windshield on the passenger side.


Angela Rhea (DOB: 12-9-1975) is described as a white female with brown hair. 

Joseph Cross  (DOB: 12-4-1990) is described as a white male with blonde hair.

Jonah Fisher (DOB: 7-16-2015) is described a white male with blonde hair.


If you see this vehicle or any of these individuals or have any information regarding their whereabouts, please call 911 immediately.

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