Man abducted in St. Brecan's Park

Fri, 18/10/2019 - 16:33 -- Editor

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following an incident in the St Brecan’s Park area of Derry/Londonderry during the early hours of this morning, Friday 18 October.

It was reported that sometime around 3am a 29 year old male was assaulted by two unknown males before being forced into the back of a black coloured car.  He was then released a short time later.  The male sustained minor injuries as a result of the assault.

Detective Sergeant Richard Donnell said: “We are working to establish a motive for this incident and I am appealing for anyone who witnessed the assault or observed a black coloured car in the area of St Brecan’s Park during the early hours of this morning to contact detectives in Strand Road on 101 quoting reference 155 18/10/19.  Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”