Members of public stop hijack attempt

Members of the public helped to stop a hijacking in Londonderry on Saturday.

Sunday, 11th March 2018, 4:00 pm
Updated Sunday, 11th March 2018, 4:09 pm

It happened at 11.45am on Carlisle Road when a man attacked a silver Toyota Avensis which was in traffic, damaging the bonnet, then entered the vehicle.

Members of the public stepped in and a 35-year-old man was arrested.

The PSNI spokesman added: “Police would wish to thank those members of the public who assisted with this and appeal for anyone who may have witnessed it to contact us.”