Madams Bank Road
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Gritter hijacked by masked men

A gritter driver has been stopped by three masked men who told him to take what they said was an explosive device to a Londonderry police station.

The men threw the object into the back of the lorry on Alder Road at 5:30 GMT.

The driver was assaulted and told to go to Strand Road police station but he abandoned the vehicle on the Madams Bank Road.

BBC News NI's Keiron Tourish reports.