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the violent theft of an occupied car

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Police officers in Kiambu county are investigating a carjacking incident that took place on the Mai Mahiu-Nairobi highway on Thursday night.
A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "Two teenagers have been charged with robbery following two carjackings in Coventry yesterday morning (Wednesday 24 April) in Middlemarch Road and Grangemouth Road."
Officers are asking members of the public to be vigilant after there have been 37 carjackings reported in Coventry since the beginning of March.
police blitz on car crimewave Carjackings caught on camera in Brum and below, a chop shop
Last week the Post reported how two violent thugs were jailed for a series of terrifying carjackings.
Local news media have reported a steady increase in carjackings in Chicago since 2014.
FOUR teenagers suspected of carjacking after a pensioner was targeted as she waited at traffic lights have been arrested following a police pursuit.
GARDAI are hunting the gang behind Dublin's latest carjacking - the seventh in just over four weeks.
Detroit police reported 720 carjackings last year in the city of fewer than 700,000 people.
In one of the first carjackings, Syed appeared "very polite" as he walked up to a gas station customer.
Bilkimy's claims of an attack came as Egypt struggles with insecurity since a popular uprising toppled president Hosni Mubarak last year, with a rise in carjackings, robberies and violence on the streets.
Officers in balaclavas and carrying machine-guns raided the apartment as they smashed a gang responsible for a string of carjackings and cash machine robberies.
Summary: BEIRUT: Despite recent media reports of carjackings and breaking-and-entering incidents across the country, crime statistics released Friday show that crime rates in January dropped in several key categories compared to the same period last year.
The perpetrators of a rash of carjackings that have taken place in the Tampa, Florida area have concerned Tampa police.