Colchester: Knife wielded during carjacking attempt in Northern Approach Road

A DRIVER escaped with a cut to his arm after an attempted carjacking in Colchester.

The victim was stopped at traffic lights in Northern Approach Road when his attacker - dressed in a black hoodie with a scarf around his face - struck shortly before 3 this morning.

Armed with what is believed to have been a knife, he leant in through the window of the silver Ford Fiesta and demanded the car was handed over.

But the 28-year-old victim, who is from the Colchester area, managed to drive off, sustaining a cut to his arm in the process.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dc Gartland at Colchester CID on 0300 333 4444.


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