Dashcam footage wanted over girl’s alleged shopping centre abduction

Detectives investigating the alleged abduction of a young girl from a shopping centre north of Brisbane, have put a call out for dash-cam footage.

A 26-year-old man is accused of luring the 7-year-old away from her mother inside a retail store at North Lakes on Saturday December 8.

He allegedly drove her to nearby bushland and sexually assaulted her, before returning her to the shopping centre more than an hour later.


Police are requesting dash-cam footage from the North Lakes area, between 8am and 4pm on December 8.

The areas of interest include North Lakes Boulevard, Anzac Avenue, Plantation Drive, Bergin Street, Prospect Street, Old Gympie Road, Dakabin, Bruce Highway (both north and south directions) between Deception Bay Road exit and Pumicestone Road exit and Pumicestone Road, Elimbah.

They are particularly interested in any footage of a 2007 white Mitsubishi Lancer.

Any members of the public who believe they have relevant dash-cam footage or information that may be able to assist investigators are urged to contact police.

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.