Three charged over Derry attack on police

Offences including attempted hijacking relate to incidents on Saturday

A man and the woman will appear at Derry Magistrates Court on Monday. File image: Google Street View

A man and the woman will appear at Derry Magistrates Court on Monday. File image: Google Street View

Sun, Aug 25, 2013, 13:01

Three people have been charged with a string of offences including assaulting police.

Two men, 18 and 23, and a woman (24) stand accused of an attempted hijacking, assault on the PSNI, possession of an offensive weapon and dangerous driving.

The charges relate to an incident in the Trench Road area of Gobnascale, Co Derry on Saturday.

The 18-year-old man and the woman will appear at Derry Magistrates Court on Monday, and the third accused at the same court later in September.

Another woman (18) who was arrested in relation to the incident, has been released on bail.

PA