Northern Ireland

Pair use gun to hijack convertible in north Belfast

police officer in front of police car
Image caption Police have appealed for information about the hijacking

Two men have threatened a motorist with a gun and hijacked his car in north Belfast.

The incident took place at the junction of Braehill Road and Crumlin Road shortly after 09:00 GMT on Thursday.

The men, one of whom was armed with a gun, approached the driver of the black Audi convertible as he slowed before the junction.

No-one was injured during the incident and police have appealed for any witnesses to contact them.