ONE man has been charged and another man is on the run after a carjacking in Newcastle on Friday.
About 1.15am Friday four men, who were known to each other, were in a Holden Commodore on Hansen Place, Shortland, when the driver stopped and got out of the vehicle.
A 27-year-old man in the passenger seat was then allegedly threatened with a knife by the two other passengers.
The man was forced from the vehicle by the two men, who then drove from the scene. No injuries were suffered.
Police from Newcastle City Police District commenced an investigation.
About 7pm Saturday a 23-year-old man was arrested at Speers Point.
He was taken to Belmont Police Station and charged with aggravated robbery, possess prohibited drug and disqualified driving.
He was refused bail to appear at Newcastle Local Court on Sunday.
Inquiries continue to locate the second offender.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information will be treated in strict confidence.
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