Children scream at men who used lollies in attempt to abduct girl from park

Shae McDonald

Queensland police are hunting for two men who used lollies to try to abduct a five-year-old girl in broad daylight from parkland.

The girl refused the treats after one of the men approached a group of young children while they were playing in parkland in the Toowoomba suburb of Drayton on Tuesday afternoon.

He walked away and met up with another man, but the pair then approached the five-year-old again.

One of them grabbed her while the other took the tricycle she was riding.

The park where the men approached the child.

The other children nearby yelled at the pair, who released the girl and walked away in the direction of the University of Southern Queensland.

The man who approached the girl with the lollies is described as being in his early 30s, Caucasian, with short black or brown hair.

He was wearing a green shirt, black shorts, thongs and believed to be carrying a Bundaberg Rum can.

The second man is described as also being in his early 30s, Caucasian, with a slim build, short black hair and beard.

He was wearing a long-sleeved black shirt, black track pants with a white stripe down each leg and no shoes.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.