Police are appealing for public assistance after a carjacking in Merrylands last night.
Police are looking for a silver 2005-model Lexus GS430 with registration BWY27V.
Shortly before 8pm yesterday, a 24-year-old woman returned to her Lexus sedan which was parked outside a supermarket on Merrylands Road at Merrylands West.
Police have been told after the woman turned the engine on and placed her belongings inside the car, a man approached her and threatened her with an unknown weapon.
The man then fled in the Lexus and was last seen heading east on Merrylands Road.
Police were alerted after the woman ran to a nearby service station.
Officers attached to Merrylands Local Area Command are investigating the incident.
Police have only been told the man is tall, of slim build and was wearing dark clothing.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who believes they have seen the car, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.