Youths cheer as elderly couple brutally attacked in Derry

A 64-year-old man is recovering in hospital after he and his wife were attacked by youths outside their home in Derry on Wednesday night.

One of the victims said other youths cheered as the couple were assaulted outside their house on the Racecourse Road.

Jack Doherty has three cracked ribs, plus arm, head, and back injuries.

His 63-year-old wife Margaret suffered neck injuries after being grabbed by the throat.

Derry City Cllr Tony Hassan says it was a sickening attack....