Northern Ireland

Woman 'dragged from car' in Banbridge hijacking

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Police have praised the bravery of members of the public who restrained two men who are accused of hijacking a car in Banbridge, County Down.

Police said the men dragged a woman from her car in Church Square.

The car allegedly collided with several other vehicles, including one driven by a pregnant woman, before crashing into a roundabout.

Both men were arrested on suspicion of hijacking, aggravated vehicle theft and driving when unfit.

One of the men is accused of assaulting police.