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Man steals car with two young children inside in Belfast

Members of the public stopped the vehicle

A man stole a car with two young children inside and drove off near the Boucher Road in Belfast on Saturday afternoon.

The incident happened in the Boucher Crescent area shortly before 5.30pm.

The man jumped into the driver seat of the car after a woman had gotten out of the vehicle. He drove off with the children inside.

Police say members of the public managed to stop the car and the man made off on foot.

A PSNI spokesman said the children were unharmed.

A male aged in his 30s, who was arrested shortly after the incident, is being questioned by detectives.

Police have asked witnesses to come forward.

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