Police appealing for information after attempted carjacking in Young

Police are appealing for information after an attempted carjacking in Young.

About 7.30pm (Saturday, November 19, 2016), a 55-year-old woman was reversing her vehicle out of a driveway in Young, when she was approached by an unknown male.

The male allegedly opened the driver’s side door and attempted to pull the woman out of her car, where a struggle ensued.

The male fell to the ground and the woman ran away taking her car keys with her.

Police from Cootamundra Local Area Command were notified of the incident and have commenced investigations.

They would like to speak with a male who may be able to assist with inquiries.

He is described in the e-fit image as being of Caucasian appearance, aged between 15 -20 years old, approximately 165cm tall, and clean shaven. He also has a tattoo on his right hand between his thumb and forefinger.

He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, board shorts and sneakers.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Young Police Station on (02) 63828199 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.