Northern Ireland

Woman 'badly shaken' after Newtownabbey hijacking

A woman has been left "badly shaken" after her sports car was hijacked in County Antrim.

It happened on Dermont Road in Newtownabbey at about 18:40 GMT on Saturday.

She was forced out of the blue Mazda 5 by a man who drove off in the vehicle. The woman was not physically injured.

The car was found burnt out on Boghill Road, Newtownabbey a short time later. Police have appealed to witnesses to contact them.

The man was described as well built and approximately 5'6" tall. He was wearing a black hooded top.