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Manhunt Puts Amarillo Schools into Temporary Lockout

One man is in jail after a manhunt on Friday morning.

The Amarillo Police Department received a call about a stolen vehicle in the area of 45th and Western Street.

Officers located the vehicle which, lead to a pursuit.  

The suspect 26-year-old Cody James Hayden abandoned the vehicle and took off on foot running towards Buffalo Trail.

After a brief manhunt, police were able to take the suspect into custody.

Due to this incident, the Amarillo Independent School District placed surrounding schools into a temporary lockout. 

Hayden was booked into the Randall County Jail. 

 



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