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Woman threatened with hypodermic needle in attempted carjacking

A woman has been threatened during an attempted carjacking

A WOMAN was threatened with a hypodermic needle during an attempted carjacking in Belfast city centre.

The woman had got into her car in a car park on Bankmore Street when the man threatened her at around 6.25pm yesterday.

He pulled her out of the car and got in with the keys but the woman prevented him from driving off and was later helped by members of the public.

A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of hijacking, criminal damage and possessing an article with a blade or point in a public place. He remained in custody last night.

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