Woman punched, dragged in Vic carjacking

A woman has been punched in the face and dragged from her vehicle during a carjacking in Melbourne.

The 45-year-old was attacked while at the boot of her car in Dandenong before three females dragged her away, hopped in the car and drove off around 5pm on Tuesday, police said.

The victim was hospitalised with a suspected broken nose and the carjackers remain on the run.