Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 18 September 2014

Taxi hijacked by pair with gun

Police in Strabane are hunting masked men who hijacked a taxi armed with a gun

Two masked men armed with a gun have hijacked a taxi before burning the car out.

The incident happened in the Fountain Terrace area of Strabane at about 10pm on Friday.

The PSNI said two men dressed in black, wearing balaclavas and gloves approached the car and forced the driver out.

They drove into Innisfree Gardens, where a third masked man was seen standing.

The car, a blue Renault Trafic, was found burnt-out a short distance away in Innisfree Gardens.

The taxi driver was not injured in the hijack.

Detectives in Strabane are appealing for information.

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