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Man charged after east Belfast car incident

A woman was seen running from the car in distress

A MAN is due before Belfast Magistrates Court today following an incident in the Sydenham Road area of east Belfast.

The 35-year-old has been charged with a number of driving offences.

It follows an earlier police appeal about a woman in distress on the Sydenham Road area around 7pm on Friday.

Police said the woman was seen getting out of a vehicle and running in the direction of Frazer Street.

Chief Inspector Mark Roberts said: "Our enquiries are continuing to try and identify the female involved."

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