27/09/2006

Car-jacking incident in County Antrim

Police have appealed for information following a car-jacking incident in County Antrim yesterday evening.

The incident happened around 6pm, when a woman who was leaving a park-and-ride facility close to the Templepatrick roundabout was shunted from behind by another vehicle.

As the woman got out of her blue coloured Rover 25, to inspect the damage, she was pushed aside by a man, who proceeded to climb into her car and drive away.

The car involved in the incident is said to be a green coloured Rover type car, registration number OBZ 6796.

One of the thieves is described as being around 18 or 19 -years-old, around 5'8 – 5'9 in height, of medium build, with fair skin and clean shaven.

Police have said that the area was busy at the time of the incident, and have asked for anyone who may have witnessed the theft, or who may have any information in relation to it, to contact them on 0845 600 8000, or anonymously on the Crimestoppers number on 0800 555 111.

(EF/KMcA)

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