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Tereasa Dias
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9 Jun 2017
11:27 am

Woman stabbed during hijacking in Mpumalanga

Tereasa Dias

Police later found the woman's car abandoned.

Scene of crime

A woman was stabbed during a hijacking in Mpumalanga, and according to Hi-Tech response manager Callum MacPherson, they had received a panic response call from MCare in Orange Street, Lowvelder reports.

“We arrived at the scene to find a woman had been stabbed in her arm. She said a man had attacked her and taken her vehicle.”

He said as they were accompanying her to Mediclinic Nelspruit, Divergent Ops officer Pieter Smit found the abandoned car at the corner of Percy Fitzpatrick and Enos Mabuza drives.

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A newspaper seller who was standing on the corner told Smit he had seen a man exiting the stolen vehicle and climbing into a white VW Polo Player that was driven by another man.

An eyewitness who was on her way to gym said she saw the vehicle with two men in it. She said the Polo did not have a number plate.

Both security companies, and police are still searching for the suspects.


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