February 26, 2024



Carjackings soar by up to 510% in major US cities

Daily Mail UK

Major cities across the US have observed carjackings spike by up to 510 per cent in a ‘disturbing’ trend some are attributing to lax punishment and a shift in driving habits.

In line with an overall rise in violent crime across the nation, cities such as Chicago, New York, Philadelphia and New Orleans are experiencing a jump in violent vehicle takeovers as critics slam criminal reform systems.

Others say changes that have come about during the pandemic – including curbside pickup and an increased demand for delivery service – are contributing to the jump.

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