Man charged with attempted murder in Derry

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A 48 year old man has been charged with attempted murder, common assault, two counts of criminal damage, two counts of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place and threats to kill.

He is expected to appear before Derry Magistrates Court later today.

The charges are in connection with an incident in the Glendara area of Derry yesterday morning.

Part of the Foyle Road was closed to traffic for a time between its junctions with Lone Moor Road and Bishop Street as police dealt with the incident.