Northern Ireland

Armed gang hijacks and burns van in Craigavon

A van has been hijacked and set on fire in County Armagh by four masked men, two of them armed with guns.

It happened at Tullygally East Road in Craigavon close to Drumbeg estate at about 18:30 BST on Monday.

The hijackers were all wearing dark clothes and gloves. At about 18:30 BST it was reported that a number of masked men tried to hijack a car at Drumbeg roundabout.

The driver of the car was able to drive away from the area.

Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to contact detectives in Lurgan Police Station on 0845 600 8000.