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Shankill Road hijacking: Delivery driver pulled from vehicle by hooded men in west Belfast

Police are investigating a hijacking in the Shankill Road area of west Belfast.

A delivery driver for a takeaway outlet reported being pulled from his vehicle by two hooded males at around 9.45pm on Friday night. It is thought the pair were in their late teens or early twenties.

These males then made off in the vehicle, a black Ford Fiesta.

The Fiesta was later found by police in the Ross Road area. It has now been recovered for forensic examination.

Detective Sergeant Michael Hawthorne said: "The delivery driver was obviously left very shaken by this incident and we are keen to identify and locate the culprits responsible.

"Detectives investigating this crime can be contacted at Musgrave PSNI station by calling 101, quoting reference number 1308 31/03/17. Information can also be given anonymously via the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111."

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