Firearm brandished in Derry incident

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Firearm brandished in Derry incident Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook Google+ Previous articleGovernment urged to reduce hospitality VAT rate to 5%Next articleNavan win for Oisin Orr News Highland Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp By News Highland – July 9, 2020 Facebookcenter_img WhatsApp Twitter Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th It’s emerged a firearm was produced during an incident in Derry in the early hours of this morning.Police say that at around 12.30 this morning, two men approached a group of five people on Fahan street. One of the men produced a firearm and pointed it at one of the members of the group.The man who brandished the weapon is described as being aged in his late 20’s, 6’3” tall, of slim build, wearing a black cap, black t-shirt and light coloured tracksuit bottoms. He is reported to have been carrying a rucksack and black jacket on his back.His companion was in his late teens, approximately 5’10” tall, wearing a burgundy hoodie with the hood up and dark coloured tracksuit bottoms.Police say their enquiries are continuing, and they’re urging anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any information about what happened, to contact detectives at Strand Road PSNI station.****************************Statement in full -Police are appealing for information and witnesses following an incident in the Fahan Street area of Derry/Londonderry in the early hours of this morning, Thursday 9th July.Detective Sergeant Lizzie Ballantine said: “It was reported that at approximately 12.30am an unknown male, accompanied by another male, approached a group of five people and pointed a firearm at one of the members of the group.“The male who brandished the weapon is described as being aged in his late 20’s, 6’3” tall, of slim build, wearing a black cap, black t-shirt and light coloured tracksuit bottoms. He is reported to have been carrying a rucksack and black jacket on his back. “The male who accompanied the unknown male is described as being aged in his late teens, approximately 5’10” tall, wearing a burgundy hoodie with the hood up and dark coloured tracksuit bottoms.“Enquiries are continuing and I would appeal to anyone who has any information or who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed this incident to contact detectives in Strand Road on 101 quoting reference 131 of 09/07/20. Alternatively you can submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. “ Pinterest Pinterestlast_img


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