Two women due in court on Monday following Donegal arrests for Derry carjacking

Police in Derry have charged two 20 year old women with aggravated vehicle taking causing damage to the vehicle.

They are due to appear atDerry Magistrates court on Monday.

It follows a hijacking incident in the Clooney Terrace area of Derry on Friday evening.

Just after 10pm a woman who was in the driver's seat of a parked car was threatened by a man with a knife and forced from the vehicle.

The man then made off in the navy coloured Ford Fiesta stopping to pick up two females outside a nearby off licence before driving off at speed. The woman was not hurt but left shocked following the incident.

The man was reported to have been wearing a grey hooded top and black tracksuit bottoms with a pink coloured scarf covering his face.

The car crossed the border a short time later and crashed on the road between Muff and Quigley's Point in Donegal.

The man was arrested by Garda officers and remains in custody whilst the two females were taken to Altnagelvin Hospital for medical examination and subsequently arrested by PSNI officers.

Both remain in custody helping police with their enquiries. Police are asking anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information to contact them at Strand Road.