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Masked men attempt to hijack van in Derry

The attempted hijacking happened in the Westland Street area. Credit: Google
The attempted hijacking happened in the Westland Street area. Credit: Google

A gang of masked men attempted to hijack a van in Londonderry on Thursday.

The incident happened in the Westland Street area of the city at around 1.30pm, when three masked men approached the driver of a Renault Trafic van.

They then demanded the driver take the vehicle to a different location.

Detective Constable Adam Beckett said: “Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact officers at Strand Road on 101 quoting reference number 1000 of 27/06/19.”

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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