Man arrested after knifepoint robbery

A 25-year-old man has been arrested after a knifepoint robbery in Londonderry.

Sunday, 15th April 2018, 7:51 pm
Updated Sunday, 15th April 2018, 8:11 pm

The incident happened on the Culmore Road on Saturday night.

After leaving the shop, the robber held a knife to a taxi driver, forcing him to take him across the border. The taxi driver required eight staples after receiving a head wound in the incident.

He was later arrested by Gardaí, who found the taxi near Muff in county Donegal.

A sum of money was recovered from the taxi.