Link in Derry hijackings 'major line' in police inquiry

The police in Londonderry have said they are investigating a link between two attempted hijackings in the Bogside area of the city.

Three armed and masked men were reported attempting to hijack vehicles in the Westland Street and Lecky Road areas between 01:20 and 01:40 BST on Thursday.

One vehicle was damaged, and there were no reports of any injuries.

The police said a link between the incidents is a "major line" in their inquiry.