Northern Ireland

Men attempt to rob taxi driver at knifepoint in Belfast

Police are appealing for information after two men attempted to rob a taxi driver in north Belfast.

The driver was called to an address in the Faburn Park area at about 0350 GMT on Saturday.

One of the men threatened the taxi driver with a knife. The second man, who claimed to have a gun, got into the back of the car.

Following a struggle the pair made off empty handed. The taxi driver was left with knife wounds to his hand.