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Two arrested after woman carjacked at knifepoint in Belfast

By Claire Williamson

A woman has been left shaken after her car was stolen at knifepoint by three people.

The incident happened on Monday afternoon at around 4.30pm when the woman's Peugeot 208 car was hijacked in the Talbot Street area of Belfast.

The woman, aged in her 30s, was getting in to her car when two men and a woman carrying stanley knives threatened her and stole her car.

She was not injured but left badly shaken by her ordeal.

Shortly after 6pm it was reported that the car had been involved in a single vehicle road traffic collision on the Drumilly Road between Portadown and Armagh.

The male and female were arrested and remain in custody assisting police with their enquiries.

A 22-year-old male and a 23-year-old female have been arrested on suspicion of a number of offences including aggravated vehicle taking following a road traffic collision yesterday afternoon on the Drumilly Road in Armagh.

Detective Chief Inspector Gary Reid appealed for anyone with any information about these incidents to contact CID at Musgrave Police Station on the non-emergency number 101.

Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers on 0800555111.

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