Man in Derry charged with six counts of attempted child abduction

A 46 year old man who was arrested in Derry on Friday has been charged with six counts of attempted child abduction.

Police received a report of a man acting suspiciously towards children in The Old Fort, Strathfoyle area on Friday afternoon.

Following the incident, a number of residents kept the man at the scene until officers arrived a short time later.

He is expected to appear at Derry Magistrates Court tomorrow.