Northern Ireland

Woman's car is hijacked at knifepoint in north Belfast

A woman has been threatened at knifepoint during a vehicle hijacking in north Belfast.

The incident happened in the area of Yorkgate Shopping centre and the Westlink on Wednesday night.

At about 2110 BST, two men approached a blue car with one of them threatening the driver with a knife.

A man came to the assistance of the woman, but was also threatened. The hijackers drove off in the car when the woman got out.

It is not known in which direction the car made off.