CRIME

Endangered Children Subject of a Florida AMBER Alert

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Joshua Michael Hakken

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has issued an AMBER Alert for two young children after their non-custodial, biological parents abducted them from their custodial grandmother in Tampa, Florida around 6:30 this morning. Louisiana State Police have issued a Level II – Endangered/Missing Advisory as the biological parents and children may

be traveling to or through Louisiana.

Law enforcement is currently looking for Joshua Michael Hakken and Sharyn Patricia Hakken who may be driving a black 2006 GMC pickup truck bearing Florida tag

#U95KT (University of South Florida tag). Their parental rights were recently terminated and they have ties in the Slidell, LA area.

These subjects may be armed and should be considered dangerous. Citizens should not attempt to approach these individuals, but to contact 911 or local law enforcement immediately. If you have any information on the whereabouts of these children please contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department at 813-247-8200.