Man and woman arrested in Derry in relation to Peace Bridge robbery

Police in Derry have arrested a 19 yr-old woman and a 25 yr-old man in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at the Peace Bridge in Derry on Tuesday.

At approximately 8.25pm a female was walking along the Peace Bridge towards the Waterside when she was robbed at knife point.

A male approached her from behind and made off with her handbag. The male then ran towards Foyle Street where it is believed he got into a taxi and was dropped off in Great James Street.

He is believed to have been wearing a blue tracksuit top.