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Men wanted over baseball bat carjacking in Astley

Henfold Road , Astley Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman was sitting in her car on Henfold Road when the men approached her

Three men in balaclavas who threatened a woman with baseball bats during a carjacking are being sought by police.

The woman was approached by the gang as she sat in her blue Skoda Octavia on Henfold Road in Astley, Wigan, at about 22:30 BST on Wednesday.

After she refused to get out, one man pulled her from the driving seat before getting in and driving away. The other two left in a nearby silver Audi.

It was "fortunate she wasn't hurt" in the "terrifying ordeal", police said.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesmen asked anyone with information about the carjacking to get in touch.

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