Man mugged at gunpoint in broad daylight on Foyle Street

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 09:13 -- Editor

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following the report of a street robbery on Foyle Street in Derry/Londonderry on Wednesday, 21 February. 

It was reported that at around 10am a man, aged in his 40’s, was in the car park adjacent to the Foyle Street bus depot when he was approached by two unknown males carrying a knife and a suspected firearm. The males threatened the man before making off with a sum of cash. One of the males was dressed in black and the other was wearing a grey tracksuit.

A 44 year old male was arrested in the City yesterday evening, Thursday 22 February, on suspicion of robbery and remains in police custody at this time.

Detective Constable Brennan is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who observed two males matching the description of the males to contact detectives in Strand Road Police Station on 101 quoting reference 416 21/02/18. 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.