Episode 314, "The Other Lane"
Fri, May 29, 4|3c
SEASON 3, EPISODE 311 - Multiple child abductions lead the team to a distraught mother who will stop at nothing to put her family back together. The story opens with a young girl being kidnapped from a playground at a park. SRU is called in, and shortly thereafter, another kid, an older boy, is also abducted by the same person. They quickly figure out that this is woman who has kidnapped the two children. This woman is actually their birth mother, who has been in prison for all of their lives. She was told by the parole board that if she pulled herself together once she was out of prison, and she got clean and got a job, she would have a chance to get her kids back. She was so focused on this goal for so many years. When she finally did get out of jail, promises kept, she was told that she would never get her children back. The mother snaps, and takes them on her own. The team works to talk her down, and see reason.