Northern Ireland

Masked gang steals car from north Belfast house

Masked men have stolen a car after threatening the owner in his house in north Belfast.

At about 21:00 GMT on Tuesday, it was reported that three men entered the house at Hopefield Avenue off the Antrim Road.

They threatened the man inside and then stole his Volkswagen Passat.

It is not known which direction the vehicle made off towards and police are appealing for information.

The car is navy blue and the registration is XCZ 5540.