BROOKLYN - Police are asking for the public's help finding a missing Manhattan 3-year-old and her Brooklyn nanny.

Police say the girl, Gabriella Russo, is a Hispanic female with brown eyes and black hair. She is approximately 3 feet tall and weighs about 44 pounds.

Her nanny, 55-year-old Fatima Alexander, also has dark hair and brown eyes and is approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall and 120 pounds.

Alexander lives in Brooklyn on East 53rd Street.

Authorities say the two were last seen leaving the girl's home on River Terrace in Manhattan at around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.