21-year-old man arrested for hijacking car with a potato peelerBy Mason White 11:51 AM June 5, 2014
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By: Hydar Tomar
A man was arrested on charges of assault after allegedly hijacking a car with a potato peeler, police in the United Kingdom said.
Prosecutors told the Londonderry Magistrate’s Court that the 21-year-old of Derry, was charged with using a potato peeler to hijack the car.
Derek Creswell of Strand Road, caused grievous bodily harm with intent and illegally possessed the potato peeler. The incident unfolded in Bond Hill, in the Waterside area of the city.
The suspect is a convicted criminal who was released on probation. His bail was set at 500 pounds ($850).
As part of his bail conditions, he must stay at his house. Creswell was also ordered to stay away from the Bond Hill area and not contact the vehicle owner.