The Queensland Police Service is seeking urgent public assistance to help locate a newborn baby who was taken from Cairns Hospital this afternoon and may be at significant risk.
Around 12.30pm it is believed a woman took the girl, who is only hours old and is understood to still be in the greater Cairns area.
The 31-year-old woman is described as having a dark complexion, around 160cm in height, skinny build and has black hair.
She was last seen wearing a black shirt.
Police hold concern for the infant’s welfare and are urging anyone with information to come forward.
Ring 131 564 to provide information about this abduction.
Please ring 000 for life threatening information about this abduction.