Cops hunt man accused of threatening woman and child on the Gold Coast

DETECTIVES are searching for a man believed to be armed who allegedly threatened to harm a woman and her child on the Gold Coast.

Darren Windeatt, 48, is alleged to have threatened to harm a 43-year-old woman and five-year-old girl known to him at a unit on Bottlewood Circuit in Burleigh Waters on Sunday afternoon.

Police believe Darren (pictured below) may be armed and are urging members of the public who see him not to approach but to instead contact triple zero (000) immediately.


Darren is described as being Caucasian in appearance, approximately 175cm tall with a proportionate build and has brown hair, hazel eyes and a beard.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

PHOTO: Supplied

PHOTO: Supplied