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#Hijacking

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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 9,330 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.

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 9,179 Views 13 Comments

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

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 6,785 Views 12 Comments

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

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 10,906 Views 7 Comments

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

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 19,871 Views 39 Comments

The victim has been taken to hospital for treatment.

Two face court over Belfast hijacking and assaults on police
# Belfast
# Belfast

Two face court over Belfast hijacking and assaults on police

Apr 7th 2013, 11:55 AM 2,822 Views 0 Comments

A police officer was injured after stopping a hijacked car in Belfast in the early hours of Saturday morning.

PSNI officer injured after Belfast hijack
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

PSNI officer injured after Belfast hijack

Apr 6th 2013, 3:19 PM 4,143 Views 2 Comments

The male officer was injured when the driver of a suspected stolen car tried to evade police.

Police seek witnesses over arson attacks and attempted hijacking
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Police seek witnesses over arson attacks and attempted hijacking

Mar 16th 2013, 12:24 PM 2,358 Views 1 Comment

Two masked men armed with a gun attempted to hijack a car in Belfast.

Police in Belfast investigating attempted bus hijacking
# Hijacking
# Hijacking

Police in Belfast investigating attempted bus hijacking

Mar 9th 2013, 6:24 PM 7,989 Views 27 Comments

No one was injured in the incident as police arrived on the scene quickly and the crowd dispersed.

Woman left 'badly shaken' after car hijacked
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman left 'badly shaken' after car hijacked

Feb 24th 2013, 2:18 PM 7,635 Views 2 Comments

The driver was forced out of her car but was not injured during the incident, police said.

New crime figures show burglaries on the rise
# Crime Stats
# Crime Stats

New crime figures show burglaries on the rise

Dec 21st 2012, 1:37 PM 4,799 Views 22 Comments

New crime statistics show most types of crime declined in the twelve months to September – but burglary and fraud both increased.

Detectives investigate hijacking of car by masked men
# Hijacking
# Hijacking

Detectives investigate hijacking of car by masked men

Nov 5th 2012, 11:29 AM 4,022 Views 2 Comments

The PSNI says that the driver was ordered out of her car by four masked men in Lurgan.

More than 90 arrested over carjackings in Northern Ireland
# Car Crime
# Car Crime

More than 90 arrested over carjackings in Northern Ireland

Mar 6th 2012, 8:50 AM 1,821 Views 5 Comments

The arrests took place as part of a special taskforce set up by the PSNI to deal with the high number of carjackings in recent weeks.

Drivers warned over spate of carjackings in Belfast
# Carjacking
# Carjacking

Drivers warned over spate of carjackings in Belfast

Jan 17th 2012, 4:45 PM 3,785 Views 4 Comments

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.

Fugitive plane hijacker George Wright traced to picturesque Portuguese village
# Caught
# Caught

Fugitive plane hijacker George Wright traced to picturesque Portuguese village

Sep 28th 2011, 8:33 PM 805 Views 1 Comment

The former Black Liberation Army member who hijacked a Delta Airlines flight in 1972 had been on the run for nearly 40 years. He was found living a seemingly idyllic lifestyle in Portugal

US fugitive discovered in Portugal hamlet
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

US fugitive discovered in Portugal hamlet

Sep 28th 2011, 1:55 PM 444 Views 3 Comments

An America fugitive who carried out one of the most high-profile and brazen hijackings in US history has been discovered living in a idyllic Portugese hamlet – 30 years after he absconded.

5 places to watch your car in Ireland...
# Hijacking
# Hijacking

5 places to watch your car in Ireland...

Sep 25th 2011, 9:15 AM 2,091 Views 20 Comments

Official statistics show that the rate of hijacking in the Dublin region is more than double that of elsewhere in the country.

Bus kills 14 in Nigeria after robbers forced them to lie on road
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Bus kills 14 in Nigeria after robbers forced them to lie on road

Aug 4th 2011, 2:46 PM 763 Views 3 Comments

The passengers, who had been ordered off another vehicle, were run over by the bus which then drove off.

Six injured in rioting as police van rammed by hijacked bus
# Riots
# Riots

Six injured in rioting as police van rammed by hijacked bus

Jul 10th 2011, 12:51 PM 485 Views 5 Comments

PSNI officers also came under attack from petrol bombs amid serious disturbances in the North last night.

Man appears in Cork charged in connection with airport rampage
# Cork Airport
# Cork Airport

Man appears in Cork charged in connection with airport rampage

May 24th 2011, 3:00 PM 2,259 Views 0 Comments

The man has been named as 37-year-old Edmond Stapleton, of no fixed address. He was remanded in custody to appear again at the end of this month.

Investigation opened after man goes on knife and runway rampage at Cork airport
# Cork
# Cork

Investigation opened after man goes on knife and runway rampage at Cork airport

May 23rd 2011, 1:25 PM 1,972 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí, the Garda Ombudsman and officials at Cork airport are all investigating the incident which left a trail of damage in Cork city and at Cork airport as well two gardaí injured in hospital.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

May 22nd 2011, 7:41 PM 2,040 Views 0 Comments

All the news of the day you might have missed…

Man arrested after attacking garda and hijacking jeep
# Rampage
# Rampage

Man arrested after attacking garda and hijacking jeep

May 22nd 2011, 6:29 PM 2,287 Views 0 Comments

A man has been arrested at Cork Airport after attacking a garda, hijacking a vehicle and going on a dangerous rampage.

Danish family and crew snatched by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean
# Pirates
# Pirates

Danish family and crew snatched by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean

Mar 1st 2011, 9:40 AM 2,085 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened last week but the Danish government has only announced it now as they attempt to rescue the captured family and their crew.

Robberies, extortion and hijacking up 28%
# Robbery
# Robbery

Robberies, extortion and hijacking up 28%

Jan 31st 2011, 8:43 PM 872 Views 0 Comments

Cases of robbery, extortion and hijacking have risen significantly in comparison with last year – however cases of dangerous driving have decreased.