Northern Ireland

Man 'beaten and run over in hijack' in Waterside

A man was knocked unconscious by hijackers who then ran him over with his car, a court has heard.

The 25-year-old suffered a fractured arm in the incident at Fountain Hill in the Waterside area of Londonderry, the city's magistrates court was told.

It happened at about 03:00 BST on Monday.

Two men and a woman, in their 20s, appeared in court on Tuesday charged with hijacking, aggravated vehicle-taking, assault and theft.

The accused are Rachel McGranaghan, 23, of Cuthbert Street, her boyfriend Daryl O'Hagan, 24, also of Cuthbert Street and Remy Daniel Moore, 29, of Carlisle Road.

Mr O'Hagan and Mr Moore were also charged with driving without insurance and without a licence.

Mr Moore was also charged with driving while unfit due to drink or drugs, while Mr O'Hagan and Ms McGranaghan were charged with possessing cannabis.

The two men were remanded in custody to appear in court on 11 September, while Ms McGranaghan was released on bail and will also appear in court on the same date.