Girl (5) screams hijackers out of car

2014-08-20 09:44

A five-year-old girl from Pretoria screamed so hard during a hijacking that the robbers stopped the car and ran away.

Annamarie van Greunen was left in the car when an armed man and two accomplices forced her aunt out of the vehicle in Danville, Pretoria, on Sunday afternoon, Beeld newspaper reported today.

The girl reportedly asked one of the hijackers if he would take her back home if she listened to him but he replied “no”.

This was her cue to start screaming. And Annamarie did not stop screaming until the men stopped the car and ran off with some of her aunt’s possessions.

Annamarie got out of the car and ran. A member of the community policing forum – which had been alerted to the hijacking – picked her up.

The feisty young girl went back to her nursery school yesterday, but her mother says that Annamarie is scared that the hijackers know where she lives.

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