EARLY MORNING CARJACKING AT CESSNOCK

Two men have been forced from their vehicle, during a terrifying early morning carjacking in the Hunter Valley.

Police have been told the pair were sitting in a Ford Territory on Ironbark Lane at Cessnock at around 4:30 this morning, when they were approached by two men.

The pair threatened the 30-year-old and 24-year-old with an axe, bat, and a knife, before forcing them from and stealing the car.

The older man was taken to Cessnock Hospital suffering minor injuries.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.