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Police chasing group over carjacking

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Police continue to investigate a car-jacking incident in Woree early Sunday morning.

It's understood a man was walking to his car on the Bruce Highway, near Rigg Street, just before 4am Sunday when he was attacked by a group of teenagers.

The youths stole a number of items from him and then took off in his car.

The 36-year-old victim was taken to Cairns Base Hospital for treatment of facial injuries.

Police found the stolen vehicle a short while later in Manoora, it's now being forensically examined.