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Cancel....Child was located at 334 W. 10th Street, Lakleand, Florida and detectives are following up with interviews of the parents.


A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for 4 months old, Ta'kera Gilbert, who was last seen at her residence, 1225 North Lincoln Avenue, Lakeland, Florida. The Department of Children and Family Services received court order today to take custody of the child due to concerns of the mother, Lisa Buckowski, current mental state and information that she is not taking her medication. There are no allegations of child abuse and no criminal charges at this time against the mother. The mother may be going to Tampa in an unknown vehicle. The above photograph of the left is of the mother.

Ta’Kera Gilbert is 4 months old and was last seen wearing white onesie with a pink design, pink pants, and a pink cap. She has black hair and blue eyes.

Detectives are currently following up on leads to locate the child and anyone with information on the whereabouts of Gilbert should call 911 or the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6966.