Northern Ireland

Man in court on Belfast carjacking charges

Court crest at Laganside

A 28-year-old man is due in court later charged with hijacking a car and causing damage to the vehicle.

He faces a series of charges including possession of an offensive weapon, aggravated vehicle-taking and causing damage to property.

It is understood the charge is in connection with an incident on Thursday evening in south Belfast when a woman had her car stolen at knife point.

The man is expected to appear at Belfast Magistrates Courts on Saturday.