A 20-year-old man has admitted the robbery of a mobile shop in Galliagh.
Conchur Boyle, of Ederowen Park, pleaded guilty to robbery and aggravated burglary with intent to steal on January 13, last year.
He admitted stealing cigarettes from the shop in Moss Park.
Derry Crown Court heard the 20-year-old handed himself into police a short time after the incident and made full admissions.
Sentencing was adjourned until April 15 and Boyle was released on bail.