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11/01/2017

Woman's Car Hijacked In South Belfast

A woman has escaped injury after being hijacked in south Belfast.

The incident happened in the School Road area at around 7.50am on Tuesday, 10 January.

A man approached the woman, who was in her car, and ordered her to get out.

He made off in the vehicle, a red Hyundai i30, in the direction of the Newtownbreda Road.

The car was later found parked in the St James's Road area in west Belfast.
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The hijacker has been described as aged in his late 20s, around 5ft 5inches tall and of stocky build. He was wearing a peaked cap, had a scarf over his face and was wearing navy clothing.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/JP)

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