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Man charged with attempted child abductions in Londonderry

Police received reports of a man acting suspiciously around children on Friday.

The man will appear at Londerry Magistrates’ Court on Monday (Niall Carson/PA))
The man will appear at Londerry Magistrates’ Court on Monday (Niall Carson/PA))

By Aine McMahon PA

A man is to appear in court in Londonderry on Monday, charged in connection with six counts of attempted child abduction.

The 46-year-old man was arrested on Friday after police said they received a report of a man acting suspiciously towards children at The Old Fort in Strathfoyle at about 16.40pm.

A number of residents kept him at the scene until police arrived and he was later taken to hospital.

He is due to appear at Londonderry Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

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