Man denies hijacking of car

Bishop street Courthouse
Bishop street Courthouse

A 22-year-old man denied hijacking a car in the Waterside when he appeared at Londonderry Crown Court.

Derek William Creswell, whose address was given as Firmount Drive, Antrim, also denied further charges of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon, namely a potato peeler. The charges relate to an alleged incident in the Bonds Hill area on December 23, 2013.

The Crown Court heard a trial, which is expected to last three days, has been listed for hearing on January 28.