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Man injured in attempted carjacking in west Belfast

Published 05/04/2015

The driver sustained a cut to his leg and hand as a result of the incident.
The driver sustained a cut to his leg and hand as a result of the incident.

A man in his 20s was injured during an attempted carjacking in west Belfast on Saturday.

The man was driving along Waterford Street, in the direction of Colligan Street, at around 11.50pm when an unknown male staggered in front of his car.

As the driver slowed down the man opened the driver's door and grabbed hold of the victim.

The man then produced a small knife and threatened the driver who pushed him away and he made off with his car keys.

The driver sustained a cut to his leg and hand as a result of the incident.

The suspect is described as wearing a blue coloured coat and navy coloured track bottoms.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact Case Progression Team at Musgrave Police Station on the non-emergency number 101.

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