Car stolen with two young children inside

image captionPolice said it happened at in Boucher Crescent in South Belfast at about 17:25 GMT

A man has been arrested after a car was stolen with two young children inside.

A woman got out of the vehicle and an unknown man jumped in and took the car.

Police said it happened at Boucher Crescent in south Belfast at about 17:25 GMT.

Members of the public managed to stop the car but the man fled on foot.

A short time later a man in his 30s was arrested and remains in custody. The two children were unharmed.