Northern Ireland

Attempted kidnapping of woman and girl in east Belfast investigated

Police are investigating reports of an attempted kidnapping in east Belfast.

A woman in her 20s and a teenage girl were forced to get in a silver vehicle as they walked along the Beersbridge Road at 04:00 GMT on Saturday.

They were driven to the Ravenhill area where they managed to escape.

Police are appealing for the teenager to contact them and would also like to speak to another woman who may have assisted one of the victims.