A barefooted armed man is on the run in a southeast Queensland town, and should not be approached, police say.

Officers wanted to speak to the man about in incident in Kingaroy on Sunday morning.

But as they arrived at a home in the town, where he was staying, they saw him running away.

The man wasn't wearing any shoes and police believe him to be armed.

People who see him are being urged not to approach and to contact police.

 

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