An Amber Alert was sent out on Sunday afternoon after a three-year-old girl was taken from her home in the south of Brisbane.

Queensland Police have grave fears the young child may be at “significant risk”.

Police say that a 33-year-old man was last seen leaving a Beenleigh address with the girl about 3.40pm.

He is described as being caucasian, atleast 180cm tall, of a proportionate build with brown hair and has blue eyes.

The young girl is described as caucasian, 80cm in height, of a slim build with brown hair and blue eyes.

She was last seen in a bright green shirt and blue shorts.

Concern arose after the pair did not return to the home as planned.

Anyone with information is urged to call 131 564.

This article originally appeared on Over60.