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Woman's terror after being forced from her car by hijackers in west Belfast

Published 20/11/2016

A woman has been left very shaken after three men forced her from her car and stole it in a terrifying incident in west Belfast.
A woman has been left very shaken after three men forced her from her car and stole it in a terrifying incident in west Belfast.

A woman has been left very shaken after three men forced her from her car and stole it in a terrifying incident in west Belfast on Sunday morning.

It was reported that around 6.45am a woman was driving into Pembroke Loop Road from the direction of Colinbrook when a man ran in front of her car causing her to stop.

A second man opened the drivers door and forced her from the car.

The two men, along with a third accomplice, then got into the car and drove off along Pembroke Loop Road.

The woman who is aged in her 30’s - was left very shaken by her ordeal.

Two of the men are described as being approximately 6ft tall. One was wearing a blue Adidas tracksuit top, black bottoms and a black cap. The other had his face covered with a stripy scarf and was wearing a hooded top. The third man was wearing a dark coloured coat.

The car, a black coloured Citroen C5 estate has not yet been recovered.

Detective Inspector Mark McHaffie is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who knows of the whereabouts of the black Citroen to contact Detectives in Reactive and Organised Crime Branch in Musgrave Police Station on 101.

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