Amber Alert: State Police search for 2 boys missing in Ponchatoula

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Louisiana State Police issued an Amber Alert Wednesday for two young boys missing in Tangipahoa Parish.

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office along with the Louisiana State Police and the FBI are searching for Kaesyn Heck, an 8-year-old white male, and Jax Matthews, a 4-year-old white male.

Both children are missing and were last seen in their father’s 2013 Hyundai Elantra when it was stolen from his home at 41598 River Rd. Ponchatoula LA. Jax Matthews was last seen wearing a camo jacket and black rubber boots. Kaesyn was last seen wearing a black jacket and blue long sleeve shirt, jeans, and black rubber boots.

Authorities ask the public to be on the lookout for a red or burgundy 2013 Hyundai Elantra with a broken sunroof. Police do not know what direction the boys were last headed.

Anyone with information please contact the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office at 985-345-6150 and Sgt. Lindell Bridges at 985-551-0653.