Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 25 December 2014

Man with hammer hijacks car

A man armed with a hammer hijacked a car driven by a woman at the weekend.

Detectives are appealing for information following the incident in the Ligoniel Road area of North Belfast on Friday.

Police said a woman in her 30s got into the vehicle shortly before 6pm, when the hijacker, who was in the back of the car, ordered her to drive.

She drove up the Ligoniel Road in the country-bound direction before the he told her to get out. He drove off in the silver Mercedes C220 sport. It was later recovered in Dunmurry.

Police said the woman was not injured but was left shocked. The man was wearing a dark jacket, white T-shirt and dark grey hat.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact CID in Tennent Street station on 0845 600 8000 or Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111.

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