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Man drags woman from car in attempted Armagh hijacking

Lonsdale Road, Armagh

A man attempted a hijacking after dragging a woman from her car in Armagh last night.

Around 7.30pm on Tuesday, September 29, a man approached a grey Volkswagen Tiguan car, parked in the courthouse car park at Southern Regional College.

He opened the door and pulled the 45-year-old female driver out of the car.

He then got into the vehicle and ran the car up a kerb before running off through an alleyway near the bus station.

The female driver was not injured however she was left shaken by the incident.

Lonsdale Road, Armagh

Lonsdale Road, Armagh

The male is described as being in his 30s, approximately 6ft tall with black/grey stubble and was wearing dark jeans with a navy hoody.

Constable Eamonn Campbell said: “We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident or has information in relation to this incident. We can be contacted in Armagh on 101, quoting ref: 1123 290915.”

If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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