In this article it explains how criminals driving along streets will wait until a car passes then they will proceed to follow the car and hit them in the back. After they hit them and the car pulls over to check for damages and get the other persons information the criminals will get out and kidnap the driver of the car they hit. When they do kidnap the people they do not do it nicely. They will tie their hands and their feet together, duct tape their mouths, and stick them in the trunk of their cars. After they do this they will take the victim to ATMs and take their money then leave then in the middle of a parking lot beaten.
Another example of this happening was with a lady in a Range Rover but she was smarter than the first guy. When she saw a car waiting for her to pass and then after she passed he started to follow her, quickly caught up to her, and rammed her car in the back, she immediately grabbed her phone and called the police. As soon as the criminal saw that she grabbed her phone they stopped did a quick U-turn and didn’t return. When the Range Rover lady called 9-1-1 they told her to pull over and get the other person’s information. The Range Rover lady knew she was in harm’s way and did not pull over.
The 9-1-1 responder knew that the Range Rover lady felt uncomfortable so they should have sent squad cars on their way ASAP so that they could resolve this and make her feel comfortable. This situation is so crazy to me that they can’t find who the criminals are. The first situation they went to multiple ATMs and every ATM has a camera so why don’t they look at that? Or find their car? This type of thing is scary because it can happen to anyone and some people don’t feel comfortable keeping driving because of many different reasons.
Situations like this have to stop and citizens have to be protected. What are ways do you think that this could have been avoided? Or the criminals could have been caught? And do you think the 9-1-1 responder could have done something else to make the situation better?