Northern Ireland

Three arrested over attempted hijacking

Three men have been arrested following an attempted hijacking in Helen's Bay on Tuesday night.

Police said that at about 23:15 GMT the men stood in front of a car travelling on the Craigdarragh Road, forcing it to stop.

The driver refused to hand the car over and the men proceeded to strike the car with an iron bar.

The men, aged 20, 22, and 31 are also being questioned in connection with damage caused to a nearby business.

The driver was able to drive to the local police station and report the incident. Police attended the scene within minutes and made the arrests.