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)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories


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.

KEEP UPDATED on the latest news by subscribing to our FREE newsletter.

- FOLLOW News24 on Twitter

Read more on:    durban  |  crime

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.