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Police hunt Leeds carjacker

West Yorkshire Police are appealing for information after a man in his sixties suffered injuries in a carjacking in West Leeds.

At about 7am on New Year's Day the victim was sat in his red Nissan Qashqai registration YG67 MMA in Elsworth Terrace, in Armley, when an unknown male opened the door and pulled him from it.

The suspect then drove off in the car, which was later found with fire damage at the rear of Ley Lane.

The elderly victim suffered slash wounds to both his hands in the incident and required hospital treatment.

The suspect is described as an Asian male, possibly in his thirties.

He was of skinny build, around 5ft 7ins tall and was wearing a grey zip-up hooded top.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or the vehicle being set alight is asked to contact the Leeds District Crime Team on 101 quoting crime reference number 13180000563.

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.