DETECTIVES are quizzing four men after a hijacked car crashed into a police landrover.
Two men, one believed to be armed with a sword, forced two women from a red Vauxhall Astra car at Pembrooke Loop Road in Belfast, at around 10.45pm on Tuesday.
The car sped away before crashing with the police vehicle on the Stewartstown Road before fleeing the scene.
A few hours later at 3am the stolen Vauxhall was found crashed in a field on the Carnaghliss Road in Crumlin.
Officers were called to the scene and found a sword inside it.
During a follow-up investigation police received a report of suspicious activity at a house on nearby Ballyhill Road, which had been broken into.
A short distance away police arrested Four men – aged 16, 22, 22 and 23 – were arrested a short distance away.
They are currently being questioned by police on suspicion of a variety of offences including hijacking, burglary, possession of an offensive weapon and breach of bail.
Detectives investigating these incidents are appealing for witnesses and information. They can be contacted at Lisburn CID offices by calling 0845 600 8000.