Detectives have launched an investigation after a woman reported being car-jacked on Purbrook Way in Havant last night.
The woman, in her 20s, was driving a silver Land Rover Freelander. At around 8.20pm, she left the Parchment Makers public house in Havant following an evening out with friends.
On the way home to Waterlooville, she pulled up on the side of the road at Purbrook Way, just past Botley Drive, in order to get a stone out of her shoe.
As she did, a man jumped in the passenger seat of her car.
He threatened her with what appeared to be a knife and demanded she drove him north on the A3.
Just before the vehicle reached Hindhead the man told the woman to turn around and drive south. He told her to stop at junction 3 of the A3 where he got out of the vehicle and ran off across fields back towards Leigh Park.
The woman was uninjured but left very shaken by the incident. Nothing was stolen.
The man is described as:
- Approximately 5ft 8ins tall
- Medium build
- Mid to late 20s
- Mixed race
- Speaking with an East London accent
- Wearing a balaclava, dark knitted jumper with a zip to the neck, jeans and carrying a small blue rucksack
- Also described as smelling of whisky and cannabis