MANHUNT for intruder who broke into a Queensland home and tried to snatch a six-year-old girl from her bed.
Police said an “unknown man” forced his way into a home at Pinelands Drive, Loganlea, at around 5am this morning.
Once inside the man entered the upstairs bedroom of a six-year-old girl before removing her from the bed and carrying the child downstairs, a police statement said.
The child screamed and the man assaulted her by striking the girl in the face before fleeing the residence.
The girl’s parents were alerted by her screams and contacted police.
The incident is being investigated by detectives from the Logan Child Protection and Investigation Unit (CPIU)
The suspect is described as having a dark complexion, aged in his early 20s, wearing long pants, a charcoal hoodie and last seen riding a BMX bike.
“Due to the sensitive nature of the incident no further details will be released at this time,” a police spokesman said.
Anyone with information was urged to call CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000.
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