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Woman dragged from car in hijacking incident in Belfast

The driver of a grey Peugeot 5008 was dragged from her car by three males.

Image: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

AN APPEAL FOR information has been issued by the PSNI following a hijacking late yesterday evening in the Whitecliff Crescent area of Belfast.

At around 10:20pm the female driver of a grey Peugeot 5008 was dragged from her car by three males. The vehicle was driven away by the hijackers and subsequently found burnt out in the Glenside Road area of Belfast at around 11:45pm.

No injuries

The female victim is not believed to have sustained serious injuries as a result of the hijacking.

Detectives are continuing their investigation and appeal for information from anyone who may have witnessed the initial incident or anyone acting suspiciously in the Glenside Road area later in the evening.

The public are asked to contact detectives at Grosvenor Road on 0845 600 8000 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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