Masked men attempted to hijack a food delivery van in the Hazelbank area of Derry on Tuesday evening, it is believed.
Shortly after 10pm on Tuesday February 10, police were made aware of concerns for the wellbeing of a food delivery driver.
His van was located at Marianus Park and the driver at Letterkenny Road. He had sustained minor injuries.
Detective Chief Inspector James Mullen said a motive for the incident is under investigation and detectives at Strand Road are appealing for information from anyone who saw the van or any suspicious activity at Marianus Park between 10pm and 11.30pm. Information can be given on the police non-emergency number, 101, or by calling the Crimestoppers Charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.