the victim of a carjacking
carjacking is a big worry
A woman scientist and mother-of-two who was carjacked and kidnapped by a knife-wielding maniac has spoken of her ordeal for the first time.
Many carjackings and kidnappings take place at traffic lights, where cars are forced to stop.
Moments later, he levels a weapon on another motorist and carjacks his pickup truck, a small white Ford Ranger.
Armed robbery and carjackings are increasingly common in the capital, fuelled by rising poverty and the increasing availability of small arms.
As Bradsher himself notes, the advent of theft-proof auto locks spurred a rise in carjackings .
A crackdown on criminal syndicates in the past few years has made it safer than it was, though anyone you meet will rattle off a few hair-raising tales of carjackings and robberies.
The threat of carjackings and kidnappings keeps people locked inside their houses.
His comments come after a number of high-profile cases where people in London have fallen victim to aggressive mobile phone thieves and violent carjackers .