Police hunt hijackers

Police in Newtownabbey are appealing for information following a hijacking in the Bawnmore Park area on the evening of Monday, September 2.

At around 9.20pm a man was ordered out of his car, a silver VW Golf, by three masked men, who drove off in his vehicle in the direction of Shore Road.

The car was found on fire a short time later in the Gideon’s Green area of Whitehouse.

The driver of the car was not injured during the incident, however he was left very badly shaken.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or who saw the car travelling between Bawnmore Park and Gideon’s Green, to contact them at Newtownabbey Police Station on 0845 600 8000.