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Man hospitalised after attempted hijacking by passengers in Pretoria

2018-01-08 12:33

A man, who had given a lift to two men, has been hospitalised after the men allegedly turned on him and attempted to hijack him near Fountain Circle instead.

MAP: Top 10 hijacking hotspots and worst crime areas in Cape Town

2017-11-20 14:45

Hijackings have increased by 8.3% in the Western Cape according to the latest crime stats. We take a look at the 10 hijacking and worst crimes areas in the Western Cape.

WATCH: Durban woman fights off hijackers with their own crowbar

2017-10-31 15:22

A video of a woman fighting off her hijackers has emerged online.

3 in court for actor Dumi Masilela's murder

2017-10-06 12:15

The three men arrested in connection with actor Dumi Masilela's attempted hijacking are appearing in the Benoni Magistrate's Court on charges of murder.

Hijacker pulls gun on Good Samaritans at accident scene

2017-08-31 13:10

A couple who wanted to help a motorist after an accident in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, came face to face with an armed hijacker instead.

WATCH: Shocking video shows attempted hijacking in Joburg

2017-08-14 12:26

A Johannesburg woman has shared shocking CCTV footage of three men attempting to hijack her and her husband.

Barbed wire used in hijacking

2017-08-02 13:45

Three attacks on motorists in the city serve as a grim warning for other drivers in the city to remain vigilant at intersections, N3 ramps and when arriving at home.

WATCH: Hijack in less than 60 seconds

2017-07-21 11:37

The police and a private tracking company have recovered a white Mercedes-Benz which had been hijacked in less than a minute at a filling station in Johannesburg.

Hijackings in SA: motorcyclists targeted in Kempton Park

2017-06-21 14:26

An alert has been issued by an SA biking group, warning motorcyclists about an increase of hijackings in the Kempton Park area.

DNA test to determine dad of hijacked one-month-old girl

2017-03-13 13:20

A DNA test will be conducted to determine the paternity of the one-month-old baby girl abducted during a hijacking, the Durban Magistrate’s Court has heard.

 

'Kidnapped' teen dies after jumping off speeding bakkie

2017-12-20 11:57

A 16-year-old boy has died after allegedly attempting to escape from a bakkie which was speeding along the N1 highway, according to paramedics and a local newspaper.

Man shot dead, family and friends hijacked in Springs ambush

2017-11-12 14:06

A man has been shot and killed by hijackers, who then drove off in his minibus which was full of friends and family returning from a picnic, police say.

Pretoria's blessers are 'soft targets' for hijackers

2017-10-09 05:15

After the arrest of two alleged would-be hijackers, the Sunnyside police have warned blessers that they seem to be viewed as soft targets.

WATCH: Hijacker 'bites' SA woman's fingers, steals rings

2017-09-01 10:04

A video which has surfaced showing two women being hijacked at gunpoint outside a complex in Bryanston, Johannesburg. One of the hijackers is seeing trying to bite off the driver’s rings.

Musician Vusi Nova found safe after hijacking, kidnapping

2017-08-25 07:29

Musician Vusi Nova has been found alive after an early morning hijacking in Johannesburg.

Rhythm City actor was trying to flee hijackers when he was shot - police

2017-08-03 12:17

Rhythm City actor Dumi Masilela was shot dead during an attempted hijacking in Tembisa, police have confirmed.

Ipid probe Uber hijacking after woman shot and killed in Cape Town

2017-07-21 14:13

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate has confirmed it is investigating the death of a woman allegedly involved in the hijacking of an Uber car in Diep River.

WATCH: Hijackers ambush Durban driver outside home

2017-07-13 11:21

A Durban driver has been hijacked while waiting for his passenger to open a gate outside his home in Hillary, Durban, according to KwaZulu-Natal police.

Man tries to hijack police car on N3, gets shot

2017-05-15 17:23

A man has been shot in the head while allegedly trying to hijack a police vehicle in Alberton, Johannesburg.

Hijacking hotspots: Worst areas in Gauteng, Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal

2017-02-09 09:38

Which provinces are the worst affected by hijackings and theft? What time of day do criminals operate the most? We list hijacking hotspots in South Africa.

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