Attempted hijacking: Masked men target van driver

The attempted hijacking occurred in the Westland Street area. Pic by Google
The attempted hijacking occurred in the Westland Street area. Pic by Google
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Detectives investigating the attempted hijacking of a van in Londonderry have appealed for witnesses come forward.

The incident occurred in the Westland Street area of the city at around 1:30pm yesterday.

Detective Constable Adam Beckett said: “The driver of a Renault Trafic van was approached by three masked men who demanded the driver take the vehicle to a different location.

“Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact officers at Strand Road on 101 quoting reference number 1000 of 27/06/19.”

Alternatively, information can also be provided anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.