Northern Ireland

Taxi vehicle is hijacked in Newry

A taxi has been hijacked after its driver picked up a fare in the Merchants Quay area of Newry.

Two men and two women asked the driver to take them to Meigh at about 0100 BST on Monday.

After a short distance the driver was forced from his vehicle on the Dublin Road.

It was later found in the car park of a hotel in Dundalk.