Friday 22 September 2017

Thugs in balaclavas abduct man in broad daylight

Lesley-Anne McKeown

Police in the North are hunting two masked kidnappers who abducted a man at knifepoint in Co Down.

The 27-year-old was bundled into a white high-top Transit van while walking in the Bryansburn Road area of Bangor.

He was driven round but was freed uninjured in the Crawfordsburn Road area of Newtownards a short time later.

The kidnappers wore balaclavas to conceal their identity.

One was described as being about 5ft 10in tall, of heavy build, with green eyes and was wearing a black puff jacket, black Adidas tracksuit bottoms and white trainers.

The other man is described as being approximately 5ft 10in tall, of heavy build and was wearing a black leather jacket, dark jeans and white trainers.

The incident happened at about 10am on Thursday, however details have only just been released by police.

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