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FOL­LOW­ING a fran­tic search, au­thor­i­ties have found a Dur­ban woman who was hi­jacked and ab­ducted in Morn­ing­side yes­ter­day morn­ing.

Mar­shall Se­cu­rity spokesper­son Kyle van Ree­nen con­firmed that she was found un­harmed a few hours af­ter be­ing taken.

“She was found in the New­lands area by the [po­lice]. She has not sus­tained any phys­i­cal in­juries and has been taken by po­lice for fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tion and pro­cess­ing. The hi­jack­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on­go­ing.”

Po­lice spokesper­son Lieu­tenant Colonel Thu­lani Zwane also con­firmed she was found. He ear­lier said the woman, thought to be in her 50s, was leav­ing her busi­ness when she was at­tacked.

“It is un­clear why she was taken,” he said, ap­peal­ing to any­one who wit­nessed the in­ci­dent to con­tact Crime Stop or 10111 ur­gently with in­for­ma­tion.

Van Ree­nen said four males armed with hand­guns had ac­costed the woman. A video of the in­ci­dent shows the men first grab­bing the shocked woman’s car keys.

They ap­pear to only want to take the ve­hi­cle, but one of the men then grabs her and they bun­dle her into her car, be­fore speed­ing off. — News24.

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