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Man carjacked while waiting to meet woman he contacted online

The man arrived at Dundalk Garda station at 4am on Tuesday.

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A MAN WAS carkjacked in Dundalk, Co Louth while waiting to meet a woman he had met online.

The 28-year-old was approached by a man with a knife who demanded the keys of his jeep, his phone and cash.

It happened at around 3am on Tuesday at Boyd’s car park, where the pair had arranged to meet.

The man also had to show the thief how to start the jeep as it was an automatic.

The vehicle was later recovered.

A garda spokesman advised anyone arranging to meet someone they have contacted online to be careful.

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