Northern Ireland

Taxi drivers escape attempted hijacking

Two taxi drivers have escaped an attempted hijacking in Londonderry, police have said.

A call was made requesting two taxis to pick up in the Coshowen area on the city in the early hours of Monday.

When the drivers arrived they saw two masked men who they believed were holding guns and drove off.

Police have appealed for anyone who was in the area between 0030 BST and 0100 BST to contact them on 0845 6008000.