Police are seeking urgent public assistance following the abduction of an 18-year-old woman from Caboolture this morning.
Just after 6am Billy-Anne Huxham (pictured) was reportedly abducted from a residence on Gilbert Street.
Around 11.30am police sighted a vehicle, in which Billy-Anne was believed to be a passenger of, on the Bruce Highway at Kallangur. Officers attempted to intercept the vehicle but were unsuccessful.
The vehicle is a silver 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander with Queensland registration 789 VNI (similar to the vehicle pictured).
Detectives believe the vehicle is being driven by 32-year-old Carl Garry Chapman (pictured), who is known to the woman.
Police are concerned for the woman’s safety as the man is believed to be armed.
Anyone who may see the vehicle is urged not to approach it but to contact triple zero immediately.
Investigations are continuing.
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 orcrimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.
Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.
For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.