A man was ordered to get out of his car by a hijacker thought to be holding a handgun.
The vehicle went up in flames in Bangor in the early hours of Sunday.
Clyde, the Jack Russell, endured a drive from Bangor to Belfast under the engine of a car.
Police warn against touching suspicious objects after an engineer said he adapted a device found on a road to Belfast.
Woodlands in Bangor was said to be the ‘jewel in the crown’ of the justice system but some concerns remain.