Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was carjacked in Manchester city centre. A 27-year-old woman was sat alone in her black Peugeot 108 car in Store Street car park as she waited for her boyfriend to arrive in to Manchester when a man approached the car, opened the driver’s door and tried to take her keys.
The woman fought the man off and started screaming however the fugitive put his hands over her mouth, pulled her out of the vehicle and then made off in the car towards Great Ancoats Street. The car, with the registration plate of MD64 YHR was found on Regent Street in Newton Heath at around midnight on the 26th of October. The incident occurred on the 23rd of September at around 8.50pm, police are appealing to anyone who saw the car being abandoned. The man is described as white and with short hair- he was allegedly wearing a black hooded top with black trousers and spoke with a Manchester accent.
Detective Constable Neil Saxon from Greater Manchester Police’s City Centre Policing Team remarked “The victim in this incident was terrified with what’s happened to her, as she had no idea what the man was going to do when he pulled her out of the car. Thankfully she was not injured but clearly this is a very serious case and we are carrying out significant enquiries to identify this individual.