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Pensioner Robbed In Lisburn

A pensioner has been left shaken after she was pulled from her vehicle in Lisburn.

The woman, aged in her 80s, was parking her car in the driveway on the Hillsborough Old Road area at around 5.15pm on Saturday, 07 October, when a man approached her and pulled her from the vehicle.

He stole a holdall which contained cash and jewellery and made off.
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The woman was not physically hurt but was left shaken.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.


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