Lakeland, Florida -- UPDATE: The Lakeland Police Department tweeted just before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night that 4-month-old Ta'kera Gilbert was found.

Shortly after, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement cancelled the Missing Child Alert issued earlier.


Authorities are asking for the public's help finding a mother who took off with her 4-month-old child two days ago.

Lakeland Police say DCF received a court order Wednesday to take custody of the child due to concerns of her mother Lisa Buckowski's current mental state and that she hasn't been taking her medication.

Authorities issued aFlorida Missing Child Alert around 5 p.m. Wednesday for Ta'kera Gilbert after efforts to locate her were unsuccessful. Officials say Ta'kera could be with 26-year-old Lisa Buckowski and 24-year-old Brandon Gilbert.

Ta'kera is described as biracial,23 inches tall, 10 to 15 pounds, with black hair, and blue eyes. She was last seen in the 1200th block of North Lincoln Ave. in Lakeland.She was last seen wearing a white onesie with a pink design, pink pants, and a pink cap.

Buckowski is described as a 26-year-old white female, 5' 7", 160 pounds, with brown hair, and brown eyes.

As for Gilbert, officials said he is black male, 5'02" tall, 160 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. They also said he has a tattoo of a dollar sign on his forehead.

Lakeland Police say there are no allegations of child abuse against Buckowski and no criminal charges have been filed against her at this time. The department says she may be heading to an undisclosed location in Tampa. There is no vehicle description available at this time.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of this child, please contact the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6966 or 911.