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the violent theft of an occupied car

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Deputies of the Doa Ana County Sheriffs Office located the Chevrolet allegedly carjacked by Hanes based on information provided by witnesses and gave chase.
The carjacked Prius rolled multiple times, and when Brigham was ejected, he ran around shouting, "The Indians are coming, the Indians are coming," according to The Blaze, a local website.
According to the Telegraph, two armed men carjacked a Volkswagen Golf in Honeydew, northwest Johannesburg, on Saturday and locked the driver into the boot of the car before speeding.
And about 6% have either been victims of carjacking, or know someone who has been carjacked, a survey from Sainsbury's Car Insurance found.
A TERRIFIED mum told how she was carjacked during her first driving lesson.
MOTORISTS are being driven to lock their doors while at the wheel through fear of being carjacked, it was revealed today.
He said: "Basically your car needs to have stopped to be carjacked, so be extra cautious at traffic lights, zebra crossings and junctions.
LANCASTER -- A sedan carjacked Monday morning in west Lancaster was mysteriously recovered blocks away shortly afterward, law enforcement officials said.
To make his escape, Coley carjacked two McDonald's employees by pretending that he had a gun.
In spite of all this, carjacking to derive a profit from the resale of the vehicle or its parts is considered one of the less significant motives, and this is supported by the fact that more than 90% of carjacked vehicles are recovered, compared to approximately 62% of those stolen while unoccupied.
Chief Justice David Maraga has asked IG Joseph Boinnet to beef up security to judiciary staff after thugs carjacked Kwale chief magistrate Doreen Mulekyo.
London, Aug 28(ANI): In an attempt to escape a driving ban, England and Liverpool midfielder Joe Cole has revealed that his wife Carly had been left 'severely traumatized' after being carjacked outside their townhouse in Chelsea.
A UNAMID vehicle was carjacked on 24 August 2009 by two armed men in El Fasher.
MOTORISTS are increasingly locking their car doors while at the wheel over fears of being carjacked, it was revealed yesterday.
Owens, who had a prior manslaughter conviction, allegedly fired three shots at pursuing officers at Waverly and Coral streets, set fire to the rental car he was driving and carjacked a pizza deliveryman's vehicle on Franklin Street before being taken into custody.