WATCH: Driver dragged from vehicle in Durban petrol station hijacking

2019-05-17 14:24
A motorist is approached at a petrol station in KZN. (Screengrab)

A motorist is approached at a petrol station in KZN. (Screengrab)

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WATCH: Police hunt for hijackers after woman attacked at petrol station in Ennerdale

2018-09-14 17:13

Police are in search of three men who attempted to hijack a woman at a petrol station on Tuesday. Watch.WATCH

Police are searching for a suspect linked to a hijacking at a petrol station near Phoenix, Durban.

The incident, which was caught on CCTV footage, took place on Thursday night.

Police said the motorist had stopped at the petrol station to fill up shortly after 21:00.

A video doing the rounds on social media shows the car stopping between petrol pumps before the passenger steps out of the vehicle. 

The suspect then drags the driver out of the VW Golf.

KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said the motorist was accosted at gunpoint.

"At gunpoint the suspect robbed her of her motor vehicle before fleeing the crime scene in it," she said.

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