RCMP Investigates Carjacking and Assault

The RCMP in Clarenville responded to a report of a carjacking that happened on Manitoba Drive, in Clarenville on Tuesday.

A 65-year-old woman was assaulted by an unknown man, who attempted to take her purse but was unsuccessful.

The man got into the woman’s vehicle and drove off, stealing the vehicle.

The vehicle is described as a 4-door gold colored 2006 Ford Focus with licence plate JHR-486.

The man is described as having a tattoo on the left side of his neck and was wearing a black leather jacket.

Police are currently searching for the man and vehicle.