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the violent theft of an occupied car

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Melvin, 23, is wanted for questioning over a brutal car hijacking in Yardley Wood in December, 1998.
Her mum, Leslie Ellerbeck, had been shot in the stomach in a bungled car hijacking in Johannesburg, South Africa, because she was too slow getting out from behind the steering wheel.
A MAN was remanded in custody yesterday accused of car hijacking offences and trying to steal three bars of chocolate from Tesco.
Mrs Dewani, 28, was shot in an apparent car hijacking while on honeymoon with her husband Shrien in Cape Town in November 2010.
Judge Iain Alexander sentenced him to two years for the burglaries and six months for the other offences, the jail term to run alongside a five- year stretch he is already serving for a car hijacking.
But police say Dr Grant's disappearance does not bear the hallmarks of a typical car hijacking.
GARDAI are investigating a possible kidnapping and car hijacking in the early hours of yesterday.
Anni, 28, was shot dead in an apparent car hijacking while she and her husband were on honeymoon in Cape Town in November 2010.
An 18-year-old who claimed he was the victim of a car hijacking made the story up because he was frightened to tell his dad he had crashed the pounds 18,000 car while showing off.
Peter James Melvin, 23, believed to be living in the Yardley Wood area, is wanted for questioning over a brutal car hijacking in Yardley Wood in December, 1998, when the car driver was threatened with a knife and punched in the face.
POLICE have appealed for witnesses following a car hijacking on Easter Monday night.
Since then crime has dropped by 24 percent, but certain categories of crime have increased like house robberies, business robberies and car hijacking, and those crimes cause a lot of fear," he added.
A TEENAGER who claimed he was the victim of a car hijacking made the story up because he was frightened to tell his dad he had crashed the car while showing off, it has emerged.