Man injured in hijacking

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A man suffered cuts and bruises to his face when his car was hijacked in the Carnhill area of Derry.

At around 1.30am a man was assaulted by a number of males and had his car, a blue Toyota Starlet, taken. The man suffered cuts and bruising to his face.

The car was reported being driven in the Benview Estate, Coshquin with three males on board at around 1.45am and it was later found abandoned close by.

The three males were described as being around 17 years old, approx 5’9” tall and were all wearing jeans. One male wore a dark coloured Superdry coat, one a white jacket and the third male wore a multi-coloured top with a white hood.

Police have asked anyone with any information to contact them at Strand Road on 0845 600 8000.