Man charged after toddler taken from Sandstone Point home

UPDATE @ October 30, 6.25am: A MAN has now been charged after a two-year-old girl was allegedly taken from a home in Sandstone Point on Saturday, sparking a major search.

“It will be alleged the man left an address with the toddler after an altercation with a woman, also known to him, at around 8.30am,” police said in a statement.

The youngster was found safe and well overnight.


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Following investigations, a 34-year-old North Lakes man has been charged with 10 offences including three counts of breach of a domestic violence order, two counts of common assault and one count each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, break and enter, stealing and wilful damage.

He is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court today.

EARLIER @ October 28, 3.45am: POLICE have issued an urgent public appeal to help find a two-year-old girl who was taken from a house following an alleged domestic violence incident at Moreton Bay, north of Brisbane.

A 34-year-old man is alleged to have taken the toddler from a house at Sandstone Point around 8.30am on Saturday.

The man is believed to be the girl’s father and reportedly took her following an argument with a woman, believed to be the child’s mother.

The man and the two-year-old girl have not been seen or heard from since.

Police say they hold concerns for the child’s safety and are urging anyone with information regarding the matter to contact them immediately.

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.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support.
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
DV Connect Queensland Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 phone 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast