17/01/2020

Appeal As Vehicle Hijacked At Knife Point

A Belfast driver has been left shaken after his vehicle was hijacked at knifepoint.

Police are appealing for information following the incident in the Gardiner Street area of north Belfast on Thursday morning, 16 January.

The driver of a blue-coloured Volvo V60 was approached by a man armed with a small knife as he entered a car park shortly after 6.30am.
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The suspect demanded the driver's car keys and drove off towards the Divis area of west Belfast after a minor altercation.

The driver was uninjured but left badly shaken.

Police said the suspect was wearing white trainers, dark-coloured tracksuit bottoms and a dark hooded top.

Enquiries are continuing and anyone who witnessed the hijacking or has any relevant information is urged to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference 175 of 16/01/20.

Details can also be provided anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



(JG/CM)

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