Police update 1: Amber Alert, Four children taken from Leap

UPDATE 1: Amber Alert, Four children taken from The Leap (north of Mackay)

The Queensland Police Service is continuing to appeal for urgent public assistance to help locate four children taken by a man known to them from a property at The Leap, north of Mackay around 11.30am today.

The children aged 8, 7, 4 and 3 (pictured), may be at significant risk.

All of the children are described as being Caucasian in appearance with a slim build and brown hair.

The man, 28-year-old Joshua Carter, of The Leap was seen taking the children away from a Maraju Yakapari Road address in a white 2005 Nissan Patrol 4WD bearing Queensland Registration 063BC9. The vehicle was last seen heading toward the Bruce Highway, Mackay.

Joshua is described as Caucasian in appearance, solid build, approximately 175cm tall with a shaven head and full bushy beard with multiple face and body tattoos, including batman ‘joker’ themed facial tattoos.

Call 131 564 to provide information about this abduction.

Call 000 for life threatening information about this abduction.

IMPORTANT – Police request this message be broadcast at regular intervals.


AA 3YO
THREE YEAR OLD GIRL

AA 4 YO
4 YEAR OLD BOY

AA 7YO
7 YEAR OLD GIRL

AA 8YO
8 YEAR OLD GIRL

AA JOSH CARTER
JOSHUA CARTER

AA Josh CARTER
JOSHUA CARTER

Ring 131 564 to provide information about this abduction.

Please ring 000 for life threatening information about this abduction.

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