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Police investigating Garbutt carjacking


A woman has been assaulted and carjacked at Garbutt.

Around 2.20am Sunday, a 22-year-old Townsville woman was parked in Pilkington Street when another car has smashed into her.

When she has got out of her car, the woman was assaulted by three or four teenagers who where in the other vehicle.

They have then fled the area in her car as well as the one they had been travelling in.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who has information in relation to the stolen car, a white Hyundai Accent with Queensland Registration 502DQ9.

The other car involved was later located abandoned in Vincent.

Investigations are continuing and anyone with further information is urged to contact police.