Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 31 January 2015

Woman suffers head injuries in car hijacking attack


A woman has suffered head injuries after being attacked during a car hijacking in Belfast.

It happened in the Hillman Street area of north Belfast on Thursday morning.

At around 9.30am the victim was approached by two men who assaulted her before making off in her car - a silver BMW - towards the Limestone Road area.

PSNI Detective Chief Inspector Alan Little said the woman suffered "a wound to her head and is currently being treated at a local hospital".

Her injuries are not thought to be serious.

The victim's car has since been recovered in the Mount Vernon area.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

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