Police generic, crime scene.  Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times
Police generic, crime scene. Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times Tessa Mapstone

Young girl kidnapped from CQ, man charged

Bundaberg police detectives have charged a man following investigations into a missing girl from Central Queensland last month.

It will be alleged the girl, aged under 16, was taken by a man known to her on April 30.

Following police investigations, the girl was located uninjured in Bundaberg on Sunday afternoon.

A 42-year-old Kelso man has been charged with one count each of abduction of a child under 16 and carnal knowledge of a child under 16 years of age.

He is due to appear in Bundaberg Magistrates Court on Monday.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

 For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.


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