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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Carjacking

This year
Woman arrested after carjacking and assault on driver near Phoenix Park
The driver of the vehicle, a male in his 60s, is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Last year
Man pulled from car in 'attempted carjacking' in Dun Laoghaire
A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
All time
Man charged over Meath carjacking where woman was forced out of car in early hours of morning
The woman was not injured in the incident last Wednesday.
Gardaí investigate after woman 'physically pulled out of car' during hijacking in Meath this morning
A garda spokesperson said the motorist, “was suddenly confronted by two men”.
Woman threatened with knife as car stolen in early morning robbery
A woman in her 40s was flagged down by a male pedestrian as she approached a roundabout on Bothar Philip near Kill shortly before 7am
Woman injured after man hijacks car at St James's Hospital
The suspect crashed into another car and a security barrier.
Man in his 70s treated in hospital after he was carjacked in Sligo last night
A man and woman have been charged following the incident.
Woman forced from driver's seat in early morning carjacking
The victim was left badly shaken after three men took her vehicle.
Taxi driver stabbed and assaulted in early morning carjacking
The car, a grey Ford Mondeo, was later found burnt out.
Man charged with impersonating Garda and hijacking jeep from elderly driver
A second man was released.
Elderly woman too afraid to leave her home after carjacking, court hears
Cavan resident Francis Stokes (29) and Kildare man Martin Stokes (24) have been sentenced to four years in prison for the hijacking.
Man carjacked while waiting to meet woman he contacted online
The man arrived at Dundalk Garda station at 4am on Tuesday.
Second car stolen after man pulled over by fake 'garda' car
This is the second incident of its kind in Meath this month.
Fast food worker shaken after being 'threatened with gun'
The incident took place at 11.20pm yesterday.
Man stabbed after stopping car for "drunk" man
The driver slowed down to avoid hitting the man, but was subsequently threatened.
Nurse left shaken after carjacking outside children's hospital
A man forced her out of her car after she parked it outside the hospital yesterday morning.
Carjacker punches woman (59) before smashing into police car during chase
The hijacker fled on foot.
Woman and child injured after crash with gang's hijacked car
Two women were pulled from a parked car by six men last night. The car was involved in a crash just minutes later.
29-year-old man due in court over Longford carjacking
A second man in the car is in critical condition in hospital.
Woman in hospital after carjacking attack in Longford
A young man taken from the scene is in a critical condition in hospital.
Woman punched in gunpoint carjacking
A man has been arrested in connection with the robbery.
Three people, including a garda, injured after carjacking at Dublin Airport
A man was loading the boot of his car at the airport when another man jumped into the driver’s seat and sped off.
Taxi driver injured as his car is stolen by man armed with knife
A 31-year-old man has been arrested.
Two arrested after Dublin taxi driver held at knifepoint
The driver managed to free himself and escape and the car was found by gardaí.
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Man stops car to help "injured" man - is attacked and carjacked
The driver stopped to help a young man staggering in the road.
Woman (19) dragged from car in Belfast hijacking
The incident happened just after noon yesterday.
Gardaí are investigating the fifth Dublin carjacking in a month
The incident occurred late on Saturday night on Windmill Road in Crumlin.
Man arrested after assaulting woman during carjacking
The man was chased for a short distance by gardaí after assaulting a woman.
Appeal after screwdriver used in carjacking
The car has since been recovered.
Drivers warned over spate of carjackings in Belfast
There have been at least ten car hijackings in the city over the past two weeks – and an MLA has warned of possible deaths if they continue.
5 places to watch your car in Ireland...
Official statistics show that the rate of hijacking in the Dublin region is more than double that of elsewhere in the country.
Husband of South Africa honeymoon murder victim faces extradition
The morning after the couple was carjacked, the body of 28-year-old newlywed Anni Dewani was found in the back of the vehicle.