TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Florida authorities hope good weather will boost their chances of tracking down a sailboat that may be carrying two boys kidnapped from their grandparents' home.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says Joshua Michael Hakken entered his mother-in-law's house Wednesday, tied her up and fled with his sons Cole and Chase.
Authorities are searching for a boat Hakken recently bought. It's described as having a blue Bimini top, white mainsail, and a blue hull with the word "Salty" and a paw print in white on both sides, with a white stripe near the water line.
Sheriff's office spokesman Larry McKinnon tells The Tampa Tribune (http://bit.ly/12xyjhY) that good weather means more recreational and boaters will be on the water and able to help in the search.
Information from: The Tampa (Fla.) Tribune, http://www.tampatrib.com
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