Police are hunting three men who tried to steal a car while the driver was still inside.
The would-be carjackers demanded the man get out of the car at Invermay on Monday night, before trying to pull the keys from the ignition.
The men were unsuccessful in their attempt at stealing the car, after the keys broke, and they fled the scene empty-handed.
They were last seen running towards Taylor Street at Invermay about 11pm.
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They were described as being in their late teens or early 20s.
One was wearing a grey hooded jumper and blue jeans, the second man was wearing a red collard shirt and the third man was wearing all dark clothing.
Nobody was physically injured in the incident.
Anyone with information has been asked to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000.