Three arrests over knife hijacking

Three arrests over knife hijacking

Three men in their 20s have been arrested in west Belfast after a man was threatened at knifepoint during a hijacking in Newtownabbey.

It happened in an industrial park opposite Abbey Centre in the Longwood Road area on Friday evening.A man jumped out of a silver people carrier and pointed a knife at the driver of a black VW Golf at around 7.30pm before stealing the vehicle and driving off.Three men are now assisting the PSNI with their inquiries. The police said: "Detectives would ask anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who has information to contact them at Newtownabbey on the new non-emergency number 101."

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