An alcoholic mother snatched her four-year-old twins from social workers and might have fled to Ireland, a judge in England has said.
Tamara Dyson (37) snatched the twins, Vixen Rae and Billy Blu Francis, for the second time in a week, the judge sitting at Lincoln County Court said.
The children were taken from Roseberry Avenue Contact Centre in Skegness on Thursday afternoon and have not been seen since.
It is believed they may have been taken to the Republic of Ireland, Judge Heather Swindells said yesterday.
Judge Swindells said: “Both Vixen and Billy were in foster care because of concerns about Tamara Dyson's ability to look after them, particularly as she has a chronic and dangerous alcohol problem. This is the second time in a week Tamara Dyson has removed the children from contact.
“It's the view of the court that the children are at serious risk of harm.”