Teens’ car hijacked in Londonderry


Two armed men have threatened three teenagers with a gun and knife during a hijacking in Londonderry.

The teenagers - two men and a woman all aged 19-years - were sitting in a parked red Volkswagon Golf on Strand Road at about 2.50am today when a Seat Ibiza pulled up beside them.

The teenagers were forced out of their car before the armed men made off in the direction of Culmore Road.

The teenagers’ were not injured in the incident.

Police are appealing for anyone with any information about this to contact CID in Strand Road Police Station on the new non-emergency number 101.

Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.