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Police hunt Marcoola armed car hijacker

THE SCENE: Marcoola, where a man allegedly robbed a woman and stole her vehicle.
THE SCENE: Marcoola, where a man allegedly robbed a woman and stole her vehicle.

POLICE are searching for a man who robbed a woman and stole her vehicle in Marcoola on Saturday afternoon.

About 5.40pm, police received reports that a man had attempted to enter a vehicle on David Low Way at Marcoola.

Upon noticing the man was armed with a knife, the female driver left the scene before he entered the vehicle.

A short time later, the man approached another vehicle and robbed the female driver.

He fled the scene in her car after also taking her wallet and mobile phone.

Police later the vehicle abandoned in Coolibah Street in Mudjimba around 7pm.

No one was physically injured as a result of the incident.

Investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444.
 

Topics:  car knife marcoola police rob thief



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