Police are searching for two twin girls who were allegedly abducted by their mother during a court-supervised visit in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday.
The mother slipped out of a Catholic charities office with the girls when the counselor who was supposed to be supervising the visit left the room for just a few minutes to use the bathroom.
The 9-year-old twin girls are named Marisol and Marisola Thomas. They were last seen in their school uniforms.
Police said their mom Giovana Thomas, 34, was held at the Catholic charities office for a reason. Thomas has a history of mental illness, according to sources.
The girls were living in foster care after the administration for children's services removed the kids from their troubled home.
Under a court order Thomas was allowed to visit her daughters only three times a week for two hours at a time.
Giovanna Thomas was last seen wearing white pants, a dark jacket, brown shoes and a scarf on her head.
Police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers 1-800-577-TIPS.