POSTED: Monday, April 8, 2013 - 7:00pm
UPDATED: Monday, April 8, 2013 - 7:15pm
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (NBC33) — The biological parents who allegedly kidnapped their children at gunpoint could be located in Cuba, according to officials.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office released a statement Monday, April 8 that the family may have arrived in Cuba. They could not provide any additional details other than to say that they are working with the FBI and the U.S. State Department to verify the information.
An Amber Alert was issued for the Hakken children, ages 2 and 4, after they were abducted by force from a grandparent who lives in Florida. Due to family connections in the Slidell area, Louisiana State Police have been on high alert.
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