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Levi's Call issued for Florida kids allegedly kidnapped by parents

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has issued a Levi's Call for two Florida boys who could be traveling through the state after allegedly being abducted by their parents.

MyFoxTampaBay.com reports that deputies say the kids -- Chase and Cole Hakken -- were at their maternal grandmother's home on Shady Shores Drive, one day after an out-of-state judge permanently placed them in her custody.

Deputies say Joshua Hakken tied her up around 6:30 Wednesday morning, took the kids, and drove off in the her car, which was later found abandoned.  Investigators believe Joshua's wife Sharyn is with them.

It took the grandmother several hours to free herself and call 911.

The state initially issued a missing child alert and then upgraded it to an Amber Alert. GBI officials issued a Levi's Call just before 7 p.m.

Investigators aren't sure where Joshua, Sharyn, and the kids may be heading.  This evening, crime scene investigators arrived at the Hakkens' Sterling Avenue home, presumably to search for any clues.

Deputies say they the couple should be considered armed and dangerous.

They may be in a 2006 Black GMC pickup with the Florida tag U95KT.

Deputies say Joshua Hakken is officially wanted on the following counts:
•    Kidnapping - 2 counts
•    Interference in Child Custody - 2 counts
•    Child Neglect - 2 counts
•    False Imprisonment -1 count
•    Burglary with a Battery - 1 count
•    Grand Theft Auto - 1 count

READ MORE AT MYFOXTAMPABAY.COM.

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