Man in court on hijacking charges

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A man has appeared in court accused of hijacking a car VW Golf from three teenagers at the weekend.

Niall Barnes, of Fincairn Road, Drumahoe, is charged with hijacking on April 6.

The charge relates to an all incident in the Strand Road area in the early hours of the morning.

Derry Magistrates Court heard that two other males have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Another man, who was allegedly armed with a knife and a gun, has not been identified and remains at large.

Bail was refused. The 27-year-old was remanded in custody to appear in court again via videolink on May 1.