Man assaulted and bundled into car in Derry - P.S.N.I. hunting black coloured vehicle

The P.S.N.I. is trying to establish a motive behind an alleged assault in Derry in the early hours of Friday morning.

Friday, 18th October 2019, 5:15 pm
The incident occurred in the early hours of this morning.

The incident is alleged to have occurred in the St. Brecan's Park area of the city at approximately 3:00am.

A 29 year-old male was set upon by two unkown males who subsequently forced him into the back of a black coloured car.

The man was released a short time later and had sustained minor injuries.

Detective Sergeant Richard Donnell appealed to anyone with information to contact police immediately.

“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."