The tricks be­ing used by car­jack­ers in West Mid­lands

Warwickshire Telegraph - - NEWS -

com­pany is not to get out of your ve­hi­cle if you get a prang.”

At the time a West Mid­lands Po­lice spokesman said: “The gen­eral guid­ance we would give to any car driver is to be wary, not to leave things vis­i­ble in your car and to make sure ev­ery­thing is locked.

“If you are in­volved in an ac­ci­dent, you should swap in­sur­ance de­tails, but if you be­come sus­pi­cious then re­main in the car and be on your guard.”

An­other tech­nique used by car­jack­ers is known as ‘The Me­chan­i­cal Is­sue Trap.’

The car­jack­ers

will drive be­hind the ve­hi­cle and flash lights at vic­tims from be­hind.

This is an at­tempt for the un­sus­pect­ing driver to pull over, think­ing there must be some­thing wrong with the ve­hi­cle and to check it.

When they do pull over the car­jack­ers at­tack.

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