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Shipquay Street in the city. Picture: Google Maps

Shipquay Street in the city. Picture: Google Maps

Shipquay Street in the city. Picture: Google Maps

A 26-year-old man has been arrested after assaulting a lorry driver on Shipquay Street in Londonderry.

It happened shortly before 2pm on Friday afternoon.

The man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a prohibited weapon, common assault and possessing article with blade or point in public place.

Inspector McManus said: "The male then made off from the scene before being arrested a short time later. The male assaulted was not injured but left badly shaken.

"The man [...] is currently assisting police with their enquiries."

Belfast Telegraph