Update: Man arrested in Donegal following Derry robbery, remanded in custody

first_img Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Google+ Homepage BannerNews Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebook Facebook Previous articleUlster Football Championship format to change from 2020Next articleMain Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Monday 16th April News Highland center_img WhatsApp A 25 year old man arrested by gardai in Donegal following a robbery in Derry on Saturday has been remanded in custody after appearing in court in Longford this afternoon.The man was detained in Inishowen at the weekend.The PSNI say they received a report that a shop on Culmore Road had been robbed at knifepoint at around 7.30pm on Saturday night.Witnesses reported that after the robber left the shop, he pulled his knife on a taxi driver, forcing him to take him across the border.Gardai were immediately contacted, and they located the taxi near Quigley’s Point.The suspect was arrested and a sum of money was also recovered from the vehicle.The PSNI say they understand that the taxi driver was assaulted during his ordeal and required eight staples to a head wound.Police have thanked the witnesses who were able to provide information that allowed police services on both sides of the border to liaise quickly and effectively to bring about the arrest.Earlier, Garda Superintendent Eugene McGovern said the arrest was the result of close co-operation between the PSNI and gardai. He said in the first instance, gardai have been investigation the alleged false imprisonment and assault of the taxi driver. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Update: Man arrested in Donegal following Derry robbery, remanded in custody DL Debate – 24/05/21 By News Highland – April 16, 2018 Twitter WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Twitterlast_img

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