Man Charged After Nabbing 6-Year-Old From Her Own Bed
A man has been charged with a string of offences in relation to two break and enters earlier this week, including the attempted assault of a young girl.
"Detectives from the Logan District Child Investigation and Protection Unit executed a search warrant on a Haig Street address last night where they located the man and took him into custody," the police report states.
"Further investigations revealed the man is also alleged to have entered a Spruce Street home around 11pm on Tuesday by cutting the flyscreen to a rear bedroom window and climbing into to the residence.
A 19-year-old man charged over alleged multiple offences including Loganlea break-in, assault of 6yo girl, burglaries and a bottle shop robbery at Morningside last year. https://t.co/VovM3bXyjZ— Queensland Police (@QldPolice) October 18, 2017
"He then located a backpack containing a number of items including a credit card.
"The man was then confronted by the occupant before fleeing the residence through the same window with the backpack.
"He is alleged to have then used the stolen credit card at two service stations to buy a number of items.
"A 19-year-old Loganlea man has been charged with one count each of assault with intent to commit rape, enter dwelling with intent, stealing, armed robbery, burglary, two counts of assault occasioning bodily harm and three counts of fraud.
"The man has also been charged with armed robbery and assault occasioning bodily harm in relation to investigations relating to the hold up of a Morningside bottle shop in July last year.
"The man has been denied police bail and is expected to appear in the Beenleigh Magistrates Court this morning."
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The man who allegedly entered a Loganlea property and stole a young girl from her own bed has been arrested.
Police reports suggest the 19-year-old broke into the property and stole the young girl from her bedroom.
Her parents were allegedly alerted by her screams but the intruder punched the girl in the face in an attempt to stop her cries.
Police can confirm the arrest of a 19-year-old man over the alleged break-in and assault of a 6yo girl at Loganlea on Monday morning. We will provide more details shortly— Queensland Police (@QldPolice) October 18, 2017
The police are yet to reveal the exact charges the man is facing, however he is expected to face court later on Thursday.
He fled from the house on a bicycle.