Police are seeking information from the community following the arrest of a 25-year-old Innisfail man on Martyn Street at around 7pm on Saturday, August 17.
Police will allege the man approached a number of vehicles and opened drivers’ doors in an attempt to steal the cars.
Its alleged that he further created a traffic hazard by placing himself in the path of a moving vehicle.
Police first response officers took the man into custody after he was intercepted running along Grafton Street.
The man was charged with committing a public nuisance.
Police urge anyone who saw or was approached by the man to contact police and quote crime reference QP1901594775.
Police are particularly keen to speak to a bus driver who was also allegedly approached by the man.
The man is scheduled to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on September 2.