Man accused of hijacking


A 22-year-old man is to stand trial at Derry Crown Court accused of hijacking.

Derek William Creswell, who has a bail address in Antrim, is further charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon, namely a potato peeler.

The charges relate to an alleged incident on December 23, last year.

Creswell declined to say anything in answer to the charges or to call any evidence on his own behalf.

He was released on continuing bail to appear in court again on December 18.