Three arrested after car stolen in south Belfast

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Three men have been arrested after a car was stolen in south Belfast and burnt out. 

It happened in the Strandview Street area at around 8pm yesterday evening.

A man was approached by three men as he stood beside his car, before one jumped into the driver's seat and sped off. 

The suspect driving stopped a short distance away to allow the two other men to get in. 

A short time later, the car found on fire after it had crashed at Purdysburn Road in Newtownbreda. 

The PSNI located and arrested three suspects at the nearby Hydebank Playing Fields. 

The men aged 31, 32 and 33 were detained on suspicion of a number of offences including aggravated vehicle taking and robbery. 

They all remain in custody.

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