Man charged over alleged child abduction

POLICE have charged a man after an alleged child abduction at Hope Island  on the Gold Coast.

It will be alleged that around 3.20pm on Thursday a man entered a Halycon Way business and removed a three-year-old boy, known to the man, from the premises.

Police issued a child abduction alert last night and the boy was located safe and well in Coolangatta around 9pm.

A 33-year-old Coombabah man has been charged with one count each of child stealing, enter premises and commit indictable offence and contravention of a domestic violence order.

He was due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on Friday.



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