Armed man crashes stolen car: Qld police

A manhunt is underway in Cairns after a man crashed a stolen car into a tree and then fled, with police warning he may have a gun.

Officers say the offender may have been injured in the crash on Reservoir Road at Brinsmead about 7.30pm on Wednesday.

He was last seen near Glenoma Park, also in Brinsmead, with members of the public warned not to approach him.

The offender is described as 175cm tall, with a heavy build, blond hair, brown eyes and a tattoo across his upper chest.