Londonderry teenager in court on petrol bomb charge

A 19-year-old man is to go on trial at Londonderry Crown Court on charges that include possessing and throwing a petrol bomb.

Conor McToal, from Whitethorn Drive in the city, denied throwing the petrol bomb at police officers at Currynierin in August last year.

He also denied a number of other charges.

They include possessing a petrol bomb in suspicious circumstances, and damaging a police vehicle.

The defendant was released on continuing bail and his trial, which is expected to last three days, has been fixed for 10 April.