Woman traumatised after attempted car-jacking at Helensvale

A WOMAN has been left shaking in shock after being pulled from her vehicle in a terrifying attempted car jacking at a Helensvale shopping centre today.

Police said the woman was parking her car at the centre on Millaroo Drive around 6.40am, when she was confronted by a man and woman.

The couple allegedly told the woman that they were armed with a knife and demanded her car, pulling her out of the vehicle.


Luckily, a man witnessed the ordeal and ran to the woman’s aid, prompting the couple to run from the scene with the woman’s car keys.

The 50-year-old woman managed to escape uninjured, but was treated by paramedics for shock.

Police say investigations are continuing