Carjacking

(redirected from car-jack)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.
A class B felony (US) defined as the intentional or knowing taking of a motor vehicle from the possession of another by use of (1) a deadly weapon; or (2) force or intimidation
References in periodicals archive ?
Sunday's attack comes only days after a woman was car-jacked at gunpoint in Liverpool as she waited to give her friend a lift to work.
A 76-YEAR-OLD man was car-jacked in a Liverpool park and the thief drove his car over his leg.
He was one of three UNAMID military officers who were car-jacked by three unknown armed men.
A taxi driver was car-jacked by machete-wielding robbers.
A MAN was dragged from his car by a thief who car-jacked him in daylight near a Cardiff shopping street.
In the first programme, Esther gives advice on how to avoid being car-jacked. Recent surveys have suggested that there have been as many as 1200 car-jacking incidents in London alone during the past year.
AN armed robber who car-jacked an off-duty cop and fled with her two-year-old daughter was jailed for 20 years yesterday.
A taxi driver was violently car-jacked in a city suburb.