Tierney calls for measures to tackle anti-social behaviour in Shantallow

Cllr Brian Tierney

There are calls for a crack down on anti-social behavior in Derry after a group of up to 50 youths gathered in the Shantallow area on Saturday night with a family car being burned out.

There has been an ongoing problem of youths congregating in the area at weekends with locals residents expressing anger at an apparent lack of effort to address the issue.

Derry City Councillor Brian Tierney attended the scene on Saturday night - he spoke to some of the youths involved who he says couldn't explain their actions: