Police investigating two separate reports of a woman approaching school children and offering them a lift to school in the South Brisbane area have released a comfit image.
Police investigating two separate reports of a woman approaching school children and offering them a lift to school in the South Brisbane area have released a comfit image.

Woman seen trying to lure children into car

QUEENSLAND Police are searching for a woman seen trying to get children in her car by claiming to be a teacher and offering them a lift.

Police say the woman has approached school children on two occasions in South Brisbane.

On February 19 about 8am she approached two school students, aged 15 and 17, as they walked along Pine Street, Runcorn

The woman stated that she was a teacher at their school and offered them a lift.

The teens refused and the woman drove from the scene.

Five days later about 3.15pm the woman drove up to a 12-year-old student on Wadley Street, Macgregor and signalled for her to come over to the vehicle. The student refused and the woman left the scene.

The woman was driving a  silver SUV similar in size to a Toyota Rav 4.
The woman was driving a silver SUV similar in size to a Toyota Rav 4.

The woman is of Asian appearance, about 35-38 years old, medium build with black hair and brown eyes.

She was driving a silver SUV similar in size to a Toyota Rav 4.

Police are warning children to be careful when walking to and from school and not to accept lifts from strangers.

For more information on personal safety visit police.qld.gov.au.

Police are urging anyone who may have any information in relation to this matter to contact Policelink on 131444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800333000.