Man charged withLisburn hijacking

A 38-YEAR-old man has been charged with hijacking, aggravated vehicle taking and seven other driving offences.

The charges are in connection with a vehicle hijacking on Belsize Road on August 12.

A female driver was in her vehicle close to a supermarket when a man threatened her with a syringe. He forced her from her car and drove off leaving her very shaken. He is due to appear at Lisburn Magistrates court on October 20.

As is usual procedure the charges will be reviewed by the PPS.