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B DISTRICT: Hijacking and arrests Locksley Park South Belfast

25 Nov 2012

Detectives in South Belfast are appealing for information following a hijacking incident in the Locksley Park area of Finaghy yesterday morning (Sat 24 Nov).

Shortly after 11:30am the driver of a silver Ford Focus car was dragged from his vehicle by two unknown males who made off with the vehicle. It was located at Shane Retail Park, Boucher Road a short time later and subsequently two males aged 19 and 22 were arrested on suspicion of hijacking, assault on police and resisting arrest. Both have bailed pending further enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the theft of the vehicle or the abandoning of the car is asked to contact detectives at Musgrave on 0845 600 8000. Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.