Amber Alert over, man taken into custody at Southport

Update @ 2:45pm

Police have taken a man into custody after an Amber Alert was issued earlier today.

Investigations by the Gold Coast Child Protection Unit have confirmed no child was involved in the incident.


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Earlier @12:30pm

Queensland Police are seeking urgent public assistance to help locate a child that may be missing in Labrador.

A man entered a service station on Frank Street in Labrador at 10.30am and while speaking to an attendant, he said that he had a child in a bag he was carrying and made threats towards the child.

The man then left the area and extensive police searches have failed to locate him.

The man is described as being Caucasian in appearance, around 180cms tall with a proportionate build and has tattoos on his arms.

He was last seen wearing a black singlet, black pants and a cap and was seen carrying a black gym bag.

He was last seen heading toward Southport on Frank Street.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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