A woman is recovering in hospital after a car hijacking in the Dublin 4 area.

The woman was pulling into an apartment complex at Argyle House, Serpentine Avenue, when she was assaulted and her car taken.

The car, a grey Ford Focus 03 D 55722, was driven off towards Merrion Road.

The car owner who is in her late 50s was taken to hospital.

Anyone who has any information about this incident or knows the whereabouts of the car is asked to contact Irishtown Garda station on 01 666 9600.