The Queensland Police Service is seeking urgent public assistance to help locate two girls – a 3-year-old and a 4-year-old- who were taken from Raceview around 9.40am and may be at significant risk.

A man, who is known to the girls, was seen putting them into a car.

The car is described as being a Silver Hyundai with Victorian registration 1DY3NX.

The man is from Townsville and is described as Caucasian in appearance, of a solid build and around 165cm tall with sandy hair and blue eyes.

There is no further information available at this time.

Ring 131 564 to provide information about this incident.

Please ring 000 for life threatening information about this incident.

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