Police looking for woman in bikini after beach confrontation with rangers

Tom Flanagan
News Reporter

The search is underway for a bikini-clad woman after two rangers were seriously assaulted on Queensland’s Bribie Island.

Police are looking to identify a woman seen in footage attacking one of the male rangers on a beach on the island at about 2pm on Saturday.

Police say the altercation began when the rangers spotted people climbing on a WWII relic and approached a woman wearing a red bikini top and black shorts filming another climbing on the structure.

The woman can be seen throwing sand at one of the rangers (left) before shouting at bystanders (right). Source: Queensland Police

She then began kicking, punching, scratching and spitting at the rangers, according to police.

The woman, who has extensive tattoos on her right arm, fled the scene in a vehicle.

The footage was filmed by a bystander and shows the woman leap out of a 4WD before unleashing the attack. The woman then turns on other visitors at the beach shouting aggressively at them.

The woman can be seen striking one of the rangers. Source: Queensland Police

Police are now calling for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.

A Queensland Police spokesperson told Yahoo News Australia on Tuesday the woman is yet to be identified by authorities as investigations continue.

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