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Man in Derry charged with 11 offences including assault on police

Police have charged a 28-year-old with a range of offences including two counts of assault on police officers.

The man was arrested following an incident on Skeoge Link Road in Shantallow in the city earlier this week.

He has since been charged with 11 offences and will appear before Londonderry Magistrates' Court tomorrow (May 6).

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In a statement, the PSNI said: "Detectives from Strand Road investigating an incident on Skeoge Link Road in Shantallow in the city earlier this week have charged a 28-year-old man with 11 offences.

"Following the man's arrest yesterday, detectives have since charged him with offences including attempting to cause grievous bodily injury by dangerous driving, dangerous driving, two counts of assault on police, common assault and driving while disqualified along with various traffic offences.

"In relation to these charges, the man is due to appear before Londonderry Magistrates' Court tomorrow (6th May).

"As is normal procedure, all of the charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

"Detectives investigating Monday’s incident, which left two police officers injured, want to thank those members of the public that have assisted with their enquiries, and they continue to appeal for any other witnesses who may not have come forward at this time to get in touch by calling 101, quoting reference number 692 of 02/05/22."

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