A woman was cleaning her car in north Queensland when a man jumped in and told her to drive to a secluded spot before attacking her.
A man has attacked a woman after jumping in her car at a north Queensland car wash and telling her to drive to an industrial area.
Police say the woman was cleaning her car in the early hours of Saturday morning when a man jumped in and told her to drive to a nearby industrial area.
When they stopped he snatched the keys from the ignition and the pair began to struggle.
But the sight of a patrolling police car caused the man to run away.
The woman was taken to hospital with cuts and abrasions to her face, back, legs and an injury to her arm.
Police are searching for the man.