Derry man remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with with the robbery of £6,000 from a shop in the Strathfoyle area on Saturday

A 42-year-old man has appeared at Derry Magistrate's Court sitting in Omagh charged with a robbery in the Strathfoyle area of the city on Saturday. Brian McCool, of Cranog Park in Strathfoyle, is charged with the robbery of £6,000 from a shop on July 14. He also faced charges of assault and possessing an offensive weapon namely a knife on the same date. A police officer connected him to the charges. Defence solicitor Seamus Quigley said that the only address available was in the Strathfoyle area where the robbery was alleged to have taken place. He said it was hoped to get an address in the Coleraine area. McCool was remanded in custody to appear again on August 8. A bove - police pictured at the scene of the robbery at the weekend.

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