Man, 22, stole OAP’s vehicle, court told

Bishop street Courthouse
Bishop street Courthouse

A 22-year-old man who admitted hijacking a car from a pensioner, was remanded in custody when he appeared in court in Londonderry.

In the dock was Derek William Creswell, whose address we given on court papers as Firmount Drive, Antrim. He pleaded guilty to a further charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

The charges relate to an incident in the Bonds Hill area of the Waterside on December 23, 2013.

Sentencing was adjourned for a probation pre-sentence report to be compiled and Creswell was remanded in custody until March 10.