NSW: Driver held at gunpoint in frightening carjacking

POLICE are appealing for information following a frightening, armed carjacking in Auburn overnight.

About 11pm, police say a 35-year-old man drove to his workplace on Hampstead Road and parked his work vehicle, before approaching his Holden Commodore wagon.

Officers have been told at this time, he was approached by a male from behind, who produced a firearm and threatened him, before demanding the keys to the Commodore.


The man complied and handed over his keys, before running from the scene. He was uninjured.

The armed man drove from the scene in the Commodore, west towards Highgate Street.

Officers attached to Flemington Local Area Command were called and commenced investigations.

As inquiries continue, police would like to speak to a male who may be able to assist them.

He is described only as wearing a dark blue or black hooded jumper with white stripes on the sleeves and an ‘Adidas’ motif on the front, black tracksuit pants with a white motif on the left thigh and a white motif below the rear right pocket, and blue sneakers.

The vehicle in the incident is described as a black Holden Commodore station wagon, with NSW number plates BT-92-LD.