Carjacking in Abronhill

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A 23-year-old man was carjacked in Abronhill on Wednesday, May 9.

Around 10.45pm the victim was within his black Mazda 3 on Elm Drive when two men carrying knives approached him, pulled him out of his car and drove off in it.

The two men were wearing balaclavas and dressed in all black clothing.

Detective Constable Stephen Scullion of Coatbridge Police Office is leading the investigation.

He said: “Although nobody was hurt, this attack was frightening, violent and has left a man without his car.

“Officers have been working to try and recover the vehicle as well as those responsible however are appealing to anyone with information to come forward.

“Did you see the robbery take place? Did you see a black Mazda 3 driving off from the area?

“We know there were people in the area that night, and are particularly keen to speak to a woman who was driving a small dark blue car who the 23 year-old man spoke to shortly after the incident.

“We would urge you to come forward and contact us.”

Anyone with information should contact Coatbridge Police Office via 101, quoting incident number 4067 of Wednesday 9 May 2018.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.