Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-136

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 3, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Parental Abduction And Kidnapping

    The suspects tied up the grandmother and took the children.
    • Wednesday
    • April 3, 2013
    • Time: 6:30 AM
    • Shady Shores Drive

    Missing Children:

    Chase Hakken
    DOB: 7/15/2010
    Description: White Male 3’, 33 lbs., Brown Hair and brown eyes.

    Cole Hakken
    DOB: 5/15/2008
    Description: White Male, 3’9”, 44 lbs., Brown Hair and brown eyes.


    Joshua Michael Hakken
    DOB: 12/25/1977

    Sharyn Patricia Hakken
    DOB: 9/27/1978

    Vehicle: Possibly a 2006 Black GMC Pickup, Florida Tag: U95KT


    On April 3, 2013 at 6:30 a.m., Joshua Hakken entered the residence on Shady Shores Drive belonging to the maternal grandmother of the children. Joshua tied her up, removed the children and fled in her 2009 Silver Toyota Camry. The children could possibly be in a Black 2006 GMC Pickup registered to Joshua Hakken. Both suspects are anti-government and have attempted a previous abduction at gun point in Louisiana.

    Anyone with any information regarding the location of these children are asked to immediately dial 9-1-1 or call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200. Both subjects are considered armed and dangerous.
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