Man due in court in connection with Cork hijack attempt 

Man due in court in connection with Cork hijack attempt 

According to gardaí, he demanded that the occupants drive him to a destination and jumped into the back seat of the car where he produced what is believed to be a knife.

A MAN is due in court this morning charged in connection with an attempted hijacking on Grand Parade.

The man, who is in his late teens, is due to appear before Cork district court at 10.30am.

The incident occurred at 7pm on Monday evening, when a man approached a car that was parked on Grand Parade and threatened the two occupants.

According to gardaí, he demanded that the occupants drive him to a destination and jumped into the back seat of the car where he produced what is believed to be a knife.

However, the occupants did not move the car and the man fled from the scene, running in the direction of Bishop Lucey Park. 

Nobody was injured in the incident.

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