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Detroit cracks down on carjackers

Authorities in the US city of Detroit have set up a special force to deal with the escalating problem of carjacking.

Advancements in technology have made it more difficult for thieves to steal parked cars, so many are targeting cars with drivers still in them.

Hundreds of vehicles were stolen in 2013, with petrol stations a particular hotspot.

Wendy Urquhart reports.

  • 24 May 2014
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