AMBER ALERT: Four children found safe and well
UPDATE: THE four children reported missing this afternoon have been found safe and well.
QPS issued an updated amber alert at 7.45pm. announcing the children had been found.
UPDATE: POLICE have released images of three of the children taken from East Ipswich this afternoon.
They were taken from Joyce St around 3.30pm.
A man known to the children was seen dragging a boy, 5 into the car. Three other children were then coerced into the car.
"They are believed to be travelling in a silver Commodore with New South Wales registration ARV50A and may be in the Logan area or making their way interstate," the QPS amber alert said.
"The latest information suggests all involved may be in the Slacks Creek or Springwood areas."
EARLIER: POLICE are calling for help to find four children taken from a home in East Ipswich this afternoon. A man was seen dragging a boy, 5, into a car.
QPS issued an amber alert at 6.01pm calling for urgent assistance.
"Shane Perry, 37 - who is known to the children, but is not their father - was seen dragging a five-year-old boy from a car and into a silver Commodore before three other children - a 13-year-old boy, a 16-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy - were coerced into also getting in," the alert said.
"They are believed to be travelling in a silver Commodore with New South Wales registration ARV50A and may be in the Logan area or making their way interstate."
Anyone with information has been urged to phone 131 564, or 000 for life-threatening information.