22/03/2013

Man's Car Hijacked In South Belfast

A man has had his car hijacked in south Belfast.

Two men, one who was armed with a knife, approached the driver of a Volkswagon Golf parked in Windsor Avenue at around 5.15am.

The man was threatened and after a short struggle they drove off towards the Lisburn Road.

The suspects were described as being in their early 20s and were wearing hooded tops.

Anna Lo MLA said: "I am shocked that the driver of this car had his life threatened with a knife.

"Being the victim of a similar crime, I know how traumatic this incident must have been for this driver. I hope he is able to get over such a horrific event.

"If anybody has any information about this car hijacking then I would urge them to contact the police."

(CD)

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