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#Hijacking

# hijacking - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Man arrested after hijacking car and threatening driver with knife
# Charged
# Charged

Man arrested after hijacking car and threatening driver with knife

Apr 6th 2021, 5:07 PM 28,716 Views 0 Comments

The man demanded to be driven to Portlaoise.

# hijacking - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Man charged over attempted hijacking and criminal damage to cars in Dublin
# Phibsborough Road
# Phibsborough Road

Man charged over attempted hijacking and criminal damage to cars in Dublin

Aug 13th 2020, 8:11 AM 26,554 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred in the Phibsborough Road area of Dublin 7 on Tuesday.

# hijacking - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Man charged with attempted knifepoint car hijacking in Cork city
# Grand Parade
# Grand Parade

Man charged with attempted knifepoint car hijacking in Cork city

Jul 22nd 2020, 9:00 AM 13,682 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at 7pm on Monday evening.

# hijacking - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Man armed with knife tried to hijack car in Cork city
# Grand Parade
# Grand Parade

Man armed with knife tried to hijack car in Cork city

Jul 21st 2020, 12:59 PM 15,452 Views 12 Comments

A man in his late teens has been arrested.

# hijacking - Friday 23 August, 2019

Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking

Aug 23rd 2019, 6:40 PM 11,200 Views 2 Comments

The incident took place as the man slowed down to go over a speed bump.

# hijacking - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Appeal for witnesses after hit-and-run collision and attempted car hijacking in Dublin
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Appeal for witnesses after hit-and-run collision and attempted car hijacking in Dublin

Jun 18th 2019, 1:00 PM 26,066 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in Tallaght yesterday evening.

# hijacking - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Gardaí investigate after woman 'physically pulled out of car' during hijacking in Meath this morning
# Enfield
# Enfield

Gardaí investigate after woman 'physically pulled out of car' during hijacking in Meath this morning

Mar 6th 2019, 11:48 AM 31,281 Views 11 Comments

A garda spokesperson said the motorist, “was suddenly confronted by two men”.

# hijacking - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Man jailed for hijacking taxi and injuring garda during high-speed chase
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for hijacking taxi and injuring garda during high-speed chase

Feb 5th 2019, 6:26 PM 18,588 Views 27 Comments

Tony Ward has received a partially suspended sentence.

# hijacking - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Suspect in murder case suffered traumatic brain injury while trying to escape gardaí
# Cavan
# Cavan

Suspect in murder case suffered traumatic brain injury while trying to escape gardaí

Feb 10th 2018, 7:30 AM 25,518 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred while he was involved in the hijacking of a car months after the alleged murder.

# hijacking - Friday 23 December, 2016

Two men used fake weapons to hijack Libyan plane
# Gaddafi Supporters
# Gaddafi Supporters

Two men used fake weapons to hijack Libyan plane

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:35 PM 40,618 Views 70 Comments

They had claimed to have a grenade when they took over the plane, which had over 100 people on board.

# hijacking - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Man who hijacked nurse's car and "drove it like a mad man" while on drugs jailed for six years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who hijacked nurse's car and "drove it like a mad man" while on drugs jailed for six years

Dec 20th 2016, 7:36 AM 13,973 Views 30 Comments

In sentencing 25-year-old Christopher Coakley Judge Patricia Ryan noted he had been suffering a “drug-induced psychosis” at the time of the incident.

# hijacking - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Man 'hijacks woman's car' before crashing with her still in it in early morning drama
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Man 'hijacks woman's car' before crashing with her still in it in early morning drama

Sep 14th 2016, 8:19 AM 33,082 Views 29 Comments

The incident began at 5am this morning near Dublin Airport.

# hijacking - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Woman injured after being dragged from car in hijacking
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Woman injured after being dragged from car in hijacking

Jul 30th 2016, 2:32 PM 21,522 Views 8 Comments

The car was later found burnt out on the Crumlin Road in Belfast.

# hijacking - Saturday 2 April, 2016

The bizarre hijacking involving an Irish plane, an Irish minister and the Third Secret of Fatima
# EI 164
# EI 164

The bizarre hijacking involving an Irish plane, an Irish minister and the Third Secret of Fatima

Apr 2nd 2016, 10:00 AM 37,806 Views 40 Comments

Albert Reynolds to the rescue.

# hijacking - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

"It's over": Plane standoff ends after hijacker surrenders in Cyprus
# No Explosives
# No Explosives

"It's over": Plane standoff ends after hijacker surrenders in Cyprus

Mar 29th 2016, 6:40 PM 107,105 Views 92 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs here has confirmed no Irish citizens were involved.

Cypriot president criticised for 'there's always a woman' remark after plane hijack
# Always A Woman Involved
# Always A Woman Involved

Cypriot president criticised for 'there's always a woman' remark after plane hijack

Mar 29th 2016, 4:26 PM 14,477 Views 29 Comments

President Nicos Anastasiades made the comments in response to reports that the hijacker had acted to try and communicate with his ex-wife.

# hijacking - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Man arrested after taxi hijacked in Dublin
# Hijacking
# Hijacking

Man arrested after taxi hijacked in Dublin

Jan 5th 2016, 3:08 PM 16,534 Views 7 Comments

The man told the driver he had a gun.

# hijacking - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Will the new 'Bail Bill' actually prevent murders, robberies and kidnappings?
# New Conditions
# New Conditions

Will the new 'Bail Bill' actually prevent murders, robberies and kidnappings?

Jul 23rd 2015, 9:15 PM 11,062 Views 35 Comments

The government has proposed a new ‘Bail Bill’ to change the way bail is dealt with.

# hijacking - Monday 20 July, 2015

Hijacker jailed for taking car with baby inside on All-Ireland quarter final day
# Courts
# Courts

Hijacker jailed for taking car with baby inside on All-Ireland quarter final day

Jul 20th 2015, 7:00 PM 22,047 Views 50 Comments

The heroin addict failed “in spectacular fashion”, the court heard.

# hijacking - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Carjacking: Taxi-driver forced from car in early morning attack
# Hijack
# Hijack

Carjacking: Taxi-driver forced from car in early morning attack

Nov 15th 2014, 12:08 PM 17,346 Views 4 Comments

The driver was travelling with three male passengers when the man in the front seat forced him to stop, and assaulted him.

# hijacking - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Pizza delivery driver hijacked while making deliveries
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Pizza delivery driver hijacked while making deliveries

Oct 16th 2014, 9:03 AM 6,606 Views 5 Comments

He was threatened by two men with knives.

# hijacking - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Woman taxi driver threatened with knife in attempted hijacking
# Derry
# Derry

Woman taxi driver threatened with knife in attempted hijacking

Sep 10th 2014, 12:14 PM 10,375 Views 40 Comments

The attack has been described as “absolutely despicable”.

# hijacking - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Check out this video of Albert Reynolds playing a small part in ending a hijacking crisis
# Third Secret Of Fatima
# Third Secret Of Fatima

Check out this video of Albert Reynolds playing a small part in ending a hijacking crisis

Aug 21st 2014, 6:00 PM 14,904 Views 10 Comments

It’s 1981 and the Minister for Transport is in the thick of a major stand off at a French airport.

# hijacking - Monday 21 July, 2014

Boy (4) dies after being dragged by hijacked car in South Africa
# Taegrin Morris
# Taegrin Morris

Boy (4) dies after being dragged by hijacked car in South Africa

Jul 21st 2014, 9:38 AM 14,960 Views 49 Comments

The little boy’s mother was loading him and his sister into the car when hijackers put a gun to her head.

# hijacking - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Man arrested after threatening to blow up plane to "a destination in Europe"
# Hijacking
# Hijacking

Man arrested after threatening to blow up plane to "a destination in Europe"

Jun 10th 2014, 1:51 PM 11,678 Views 7 Comments

The plane was boarded by anti-terrorism agents who entered into talks with the alleged would-be hijacker.

# hijacking - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Two arrested after hijacking pizza delivery man's car
# Carjack
# Carjack

Two arrested after hijacking pizza delivery man's car

Jun 1st 2014, 12:50 PM 17,255 Views 0 Comments

The man and woman were spotted by a garda patrol car shortly after they forced the driver out of his car.

# hijacking - Monday 26 May, 2014

Gardaí are investigating the fifth Dublin carjacking in a month
# Crumlin
# Crumlin

Gardaí are investigating the fifth Dublin carjacking in a month

May 26th 2014, 8:15 AM 15,470 Views 30 Comments

The incident occurred late on Saturday night on Windmill Road in Crumlin.

# hijacking - Friday 16 May, 2014

Man hijacks car with two children inside, forces their mother to drive to ATM
# Terenure
# Terenure

Man hijacks car with two children inside, forces their mother to drive to ATM

May 16th 2014, 9:10 PM 37,790 Views 112 Comments

The incident occurred this afternoon at 3.40pm. The man jumped into the back of the car and threatened the woman.

# hijacking - Monday 21 April, 2014

Gardaí investigating broad daylight car hijacking in Dublin
# Dublin 4
# Dublin 4

Gardaí investigating broad daylight car hijacking in Dublin

Apr 21st 2014, 7:55 PM 43,178 Views 54 Comments

The car, a grey Ford Focus with the reg plate 03-D-55722 was driven off towards Merrion Road.

# hijacking - Monday 14 April, 2014

Woman 'badly shaken' after being dragged out of car by hijackers
# Badly Shaken
# Badly Shaken

Woman 'badly shaken' after being dragged out of car by hijackers

Apr 14th 2014, 12:10 PM 28,517 Views 26 Comments

The car was found burned out a short time later.

# hijacking - Monday 17 February, 2014

No Swiss jets scrambled after hijacking... as airforce only works office hours
# Workin 9 To 5
# Workin 9 To 5

No Swiss jets scrambled after hijacking... as airforce only works office hours

Feb 17th 2014, 7:33 PM 21,182 Views 69 Comments

“Switzerland cannot intervene because its airbases are closed at night and on the weekend,” a spokesperson said.

# hijacking - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Two men arrested after hijacking car from man in his 70s
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Two men arrested after hijacking car from man in his 70s

Dec 24th 2013, 2:47 PM 3,405 Views 3 Comments

The elderly man was assaulted during the incident and was taken to a nearby hospital.

Man arrested after taxi driver hijacking in Cork
# Cork
# Cork

Man arrested after taxi driver hijacking in Cork

Dec 24th 2013, 12:37 PM 7,435 Views 13 Comments

The taxi driver is in his 70s and was threatened and injured before being removed from his vehicle.

# hijacking - Monday 4 November, 2013

Three killed after man armed with knife hijacks bus in Norway
# Norway
# Norway

Three killed after man armed with knife hijacks bus in Norway

Nov 4th 2013, 8:29 PM 9,315 Views 7 Comments

The identity of the suspect, who was himself injured according to Norwegian media, as well as the motives for the attack were not immediately clear.

# hijacking - Monday 30 September, 2013

Over 30 injured as two trains collide in Chicago
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Over 30 injured as two trains collide in Chicago

Sep 30th 2013, 4:54 PM 9,155 Views 13 Comments

Sources say that one of the trains may have been stolen or hijacked, though police have not confirmed that.

# hijacking - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Woman dragged from car in hijacking incident in Belfast
# PSNI
# PSNI

Woman dragged from car in hijacking incident in Belfast

Sep 22nd 2013, 11:11 AM 6,769 Views 12 Comments

The driver of a grey Peugeot 5008 was dragged from her car by three males.

# hijacking - Monday 24 June, 2013

Two men knock a woman down for her handbag before hijacking another's car
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Two men knock a woman down for her handbag before hijacking another's car

Jun 24th 2013, 3:10 PM 10,897 Views 7 Comments

An elderly woman sustained injuries and had to be taken to hospital after the men tried to rob her handbag.

# hijacking - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Elderly woman's thumb bitten as she fights off car thieves
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Elderly woman's thumb bitten as she fights off car thieves

May 25th 2013, 1:00 PM 19,854 Views 39 Comments

The victim has been taken to hospital for treatment.

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