Belfast Telegraph

Pair charged over west Belfast hijacking

Police have charged two men following the hijacking of a delivery van in west Belfast on Saturday.

The pair, aged 31 and 19, were arrested in connection with the hijacking of a delivery driver's van in the Ladybrook Park area.

Both men are due to appear before Belfast Magistrates' Court on Monday morning.

Shortly after 6.30 am the delivery driver was approached by a number of men and threatened with a knife and forced to hand over the keys of his van.

Police later spotted the vehicle in Mount Alverno, near the Springfield Road, and pursued it.

Two men, aged 31 and 19, were subsequently arrested in Glenside Road.

The van has been seized for examination.

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