The site of Sunday's attempted child abduction at Caloola Dr, Tweed Heads.
The site of Sunday's attempted child abduction at Caloola Dr, Tweed Heads. Google

Young boy escapes daylight abduction at Tweed Heads

A YOUNG boy's determined struggle prevented a child abduction in broad daylight at Tweed Heads on Sunday.

Tweed Police are appealing for public assistance after the six-year-old was grabbed by a man outside of Elevation Church at Caloola Dr, Tweed Heads about midday.

The boy kicked and screamed before he was released at the end of the church's driveway, according to a statement by Tweed Police.

The man, described only as wearing dark clothing, then got into a black car with metallic paintwork and drove away.

Tweed Byron Local Area Command was informed on Monday and launched an investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information which may help police is urged to call CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000. Calls can remain anonymous.


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