16-year-old boy and girlfriend attacked and robbed in Derry

A 16-year-old boy has been attacked and robbed in the street by two men, one who was armed with a plank of wood, in Derry.

He and his girlfriend were walking along Chapel Road in the Waterside area around 1.30am in the early hours of Sunday morning when the men approached them.

They attacked the boy before making off with his mobile phone and an I-pod. He was left with a fractured wrist, cuts and bruises.

SDLP Foyle MLA Pat Ramsey said those responsible are cowards: