Gardai are investigating the hijacking of a lorry at road works in Emyvale

Gardai are investigating the hijacking of a lorry at road works in Emyvale.

At around 11.30 this morning a white van pulled up alongside an articulated lorry waiting at the traffic lights at Corracrin.

The passenger of the van threatened the driver and drove off in the lorry towards Emyvale village.

Anyone with dashcam footage, or information, is asked to contact Monaghan Garda Station.