Queensland baby found safe after she was taken to NSW

Baby who was ‘kidnapped’ from her home and driven across state lines is found safe and well as her alleged abductor is caught after all-day manhunt and hit with domestic violence charges

  • A one-year-old girl was taken from her Brisbane home by a man on Saturday 
  • The man drove the baby girl across the NSW border in a white Suzuki sedan 
  • The little girl has been found safe and well but manhunt underway for abductor 

A one-year-old girl who was snatched from her home in south Brisbane and driven across the NSW border has been found safe and well, as police charge a man known to her family over the kidnapping.

Queensland Police thanked the public for their efforts in helping to track down the little girl, who was taken from her Beenleigh home late on Saturday night.

On Sunday afternoon, a 31-year-old man was charged after allegedly breaking into the little girl’s home about 9.30pm, assaulting a woman and fleeing with the child. 

The man was charged with domestic violence, including child stealing, assault causing bodily harm, common assault and contravention of a domestic violence order.  

The girl (pictured) was taken late on Saturday night from her Brisbane home by a man and driven in a white Suzuki sedan across the NSW border

He was also charged with dangerous operation of a car and evading police.   

He is due to appear in Beenleigh Magistrates Court tomorrow. 

The white Suzuki sedan he allegedly used to take the little girl was abandoned about 1.15am in northern NSW. 

Queensland Police on Sunday morning issued an Amber alert and urgent plea for information, but by 10.30am they updated that alert to inform the public she was safe and well. 

The man  (pictured) is Indigenous, approximately 178cm tall, with brown eyes and short dark hair

The man  (pictured) is Indigenous, approximately 178cm tall, with brown eyes and short dark hair

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