29/04/2003

Car stolen at gunpoint in Carryduff

A car containing a substantial sum of money has been stolen in Carryduff last night.

The owner of the vehicle was securing premises on the Hillsborough Road when he was confronted by a masked gunman who demanded keys to the vehicle.

Once the keys were handed over the gunman escaped with another man in the blue Audi, registration RIL 450, which had been left running by the owner while he secured the gates of the premises at around 8.40pm last night.

The robbers were immediately followed, at speed, by a dark coloured Vauxhall Calibra, registration UIL 2184.

Detectives at Castlereagh are appealing for anyone with information or who was in the area at the time to contact them 90650222 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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