US woman recounts escape from boot of car

2017-03-20 22:17
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Birmingham - A woman who escaped a carjacker in the US by jumping from the boot of her moving car says she used the light on her insulin pump to find the latch that allowed her to flee.

Alabama nursing student Brittany Diggs said the man who abducted her threatened to kill her repeatedly before she got away.

Police are still searching for the suspect who they say kidnapped the 25-year-old Diggs at gunpoint outside her flat in Birmingham, Alabama on Tuesday last week.

Diggs says the man forced her to drive and tried to withdraw cash from ATMs before putting her in the boot.

Diggs says she jumped out as the car left a petrol station...an escape captured by surveillance cameras.

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