Attempted carjacking at Cannon Hill, QLD

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Police are investigating an attempted carjacking incident that occurred at Cannon Hill this morning (December 28), Queensland Police say.

Preliminary investigations indicate at about 11am, a woman was unpacking her vehicle at a residence in Princes Street when another woman approached, entered her vehicle and unsuccessfully attempted to start it.

The female resident yelled at the offender causing a male occupant from the residence to come outside and physically detain the female offender.

A male offender waiting in a nearby vehicle produced a tomahawk resulting in the female offender being released.

Both male and female offenders fled the scene in a Commodore sedan and were last seen in Cavendish Road, Coorparoo.

No one was injured during the incident.

Investigations are continuing.

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