A video of a woman fighting off her hijackers has emerged online.
The video was posted on a group called News, Accidents, Robberies and Incidents on Facebook and has gained over 33 000 views. The incident took place in on Cherry Lane in Berea, Durban.
In the video, the unnamed woman parks in a driveway, gets out of her car and attempts to open the gate. A few moments later, a Mercedes pulls up behind her car and two men, one carrying a crowbar, dash towards her.
She tries to get back into her VW Polo but the men drag her out. Somehow, the brave woman manages to get the crowbar from the would-be hijackers and starts swinging.
WOMAN ACTED VERY BRAVE & AVOID BEING HIJACKEDDurban woman fights off hijackers with their own crowbar
Posted by News, Accidents, Robberies & Incidents on Sunday, October 29, 2017
Her attackers then make a run for it and hop back into their getaway car, which was driven by another suspect.
Most viewers on Facebook commended the woman for her bravery but some commented that what she did was a dangerous and she could have lost her life. “That’s not very brave, she put her life on danger. She was so lucky. These criminals aren’t scared of killing anyone,” commented Joshua Goredema.