Man charged over west Belfast carjacking

Published Sunday, 27 July 2014
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A 33-year-old man has been charged in connection with an armed carjacking in west Belfast on Friday night.

Man charged over west Belfast carjacking
The man is being questioned in connection with the incident in west Belfast. (© UTV)

The man, who was arrested in the south of the city on Saturday night, has been charged with hijacking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, aggravated vehicle taking, assault, dangerous driving, possessing an offensive weapon in a public place and threats to kill.

He is expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates' Court on Monday.

The offences relate to an incident in the New Barnsley Park area.

A woman was threatened by a man at knifepoint and her red Audi was stolen and later found abandoned in the La Salle Drive area.

The woman was not injured during the incident, but was left badly shaken.

© UTV News
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well done in belfast wrote (146 days ago):
well done P.S.N.I. on the arrest of this man.
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