A TEENAGER has been left shaken after he was was 'car jacked' after being threatened with a knife in Middlesbrough.

An 18-year-old man was unloading his silver Toyota Aygo on Monday, November 4 on Crescent Road when three males approached him from behind with a knife.

The victim was threatened and told to hand over the car keys, which he did.

All three suspects got into the car and drove it away down Crescent Road, before turning on to Longford Street.

One of the suspects is described as wearing a black coat with a dark coloured hood and a black scarf covering their face. A second male was described as wearing grey clothing.

A spokesman for Cleveland Police said: "Thankfully there were no injuries as a result of the incident. However, the victim was left shaken."

  • Anyone with information or anyone who may have private CCTV footage or dash cam footage from the area around the time of the incident is asked to contact PC David Page from Middlesbrough Operational Crime Team on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 190174. Independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.