Fortunately, authorities swiftly intervened, and the children were found unharmed at a service station in Cornubia shortly after the alleged kidnapping.
Both women involved in the incidents sustained minor injuries.
The 20-year-old suspect has since been apprehended and charged with two counts each of kidnapping and assault occasioning bodily harm.
Additionally, he faces charges of unlawful entry of a motor vehicle and illegal use of a motor vehicle in connection to the alleged crimes.
The accused is set to appear in the Beenleigh Magistrates Court today.
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