Detectives from Strand Road CID are appealing for witnesses following a report of an armed robbery in the Belmont area of Racecourse Road, Derry/Londonderry in the early hours of this morning, Friday 21 July.

Detective Sergeant Gingell said: “At approximately 2.30am we received a report that while walking along the Racecourse Road, a man had been approached by three men, one armed with a knife, who threatened him and demanded that he hand over money.

“The offenders then made off in the direction of the Pennyburn area with the victim’s wallet.

“I would like to reassure the local community that incidents like this whilst serious are very rare.

“I am appealing to anyone with information or to anyone with dash cam, CCTV or other footage to that could assist in identifying and locating the offenders, to contact detectives on 101 quoting incident number 158 of 21/07/23.”