Four young children may be at “significant risk” after a man abducted them from a Queensland property on Thursday morning.
Queensland Police said the children – aged 8, 7, 4 and 3 – were taken from a property at The Leap, north of Mackay, about 11.30am.
“All of the children are described as being Caucasian in appearance with a slim build and brown hair,” police said in a statement.
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An amber alert has been issued asking members of the public to help locate the youngsters.
A man, with identifiable Batman ‘joker’ themed facial tattoos, was seen taking the children from a Maraju Yakapari Road address in a white 2005 Nissan Patrol 4WD with the Queensland Registration 063BC9.
The car was last seen heading toward Bruce Highway.
Police said the alleged offender is described as Caucasian, solid build, approximately 175cm tall with a shaven head and full bushy beard.
Anyone with information about the abduction is asked to call 131 564.
Those with life-threatening information about the incident should contact triple-0.
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