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Woman 'badly shaken' after being dragged out of car by hijackers

The car was found burned out a short time later.

Image: Innis Walk

A WOMAN WAS left badly shaken after her car was hijacked last night.

Police in Newtownabbey in Belfast are now appealing for information after it was reported that just before 10pm, the woman was parked in the Innis Walk area when she was approached by two men.

One of the men opened the driver’s door of the black Mitsubishi Colt and dragged her from the vehicle.

The car was later found burnt in the Camcross Park area.

The victim was not injured, but police said she was left badly shaken.

Anyone with information can contact police at Newtownabbey on the non-emergency number 101. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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