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#Hijacking

# hijacking - Friday 21 December, 2012

New crime figures show burglaries on the rise

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

# hijacking - Monday 5 November, 2012

Detectives investigate hijacking of car by masked men

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

# hijacking - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

More than 90 arrested over carjackings in Northern Ireland

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.

# hijacking - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

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.

# hijacking - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Fugitive plane hijacker George Wright traced to picturesque Portuguese village Caught This post contains videos

Fugitive plane hijacker George Wright traced to picturesque Portuguese village

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

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.

# hijacking - Sunday 25 September, 2011

5 places to watch your car in Ireland... Hijacking This post contains images

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.

# hijacking - Thursday 4 August, 2011

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

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

# hijacking - Sunday 10 July, 2011

Six injured in rioting as police van rammed by hijacked bus

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

# hijacking - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Man appears in Cork charged in connection with airport rampage

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.

# hijacking - Monday 23 May, 2011

Investigation opened after man goes on knife and runway rampage at Cork airport Cork This post contains videos This post contains images

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

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.

# hijacking - Sunday 22 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Sunday

All the news of the day you might have missed…

Man arrested after attacking garda and hijacking jeep

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

# hijacking - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

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

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.

# hijacking - Monday 31 January, 2011

Robberies, extortion and hijacking up 28%

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