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Melbourne's Latest Carjacking Leaves Woman Fearing For Life

A Brighton East woman has been carjacked.

Her car was stolen by an armed offender yesterday afternoon at around 1:35 PM. She was parked on Mavis Avenue, beside Landcox Park, when she noticed a man walk towards and in front of her car from the park.

He walked past the car before going back and opening the door and demanding the 49-year-old get out of the car, threatening her with a pair of scissors.

The victim grabbed the scissors, but the offender then grabbed her arm and pulled her out of the vehicle.

He then drove off in the 2007 Toyota Camry, towards Milroy Street and Nepean Highway.

The woman mobile phone and tablet were in the car at the time.

The man is being described as African in appearance, about 185cm tall and spoke good English.

He was wearing tracksuit pants, a blue top with black print, light coloured runners and a cap.

The registration of the vehicle is UYZ 360.

Anyone with any information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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