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Young Mum's carjacking nightmare

Posted by: 3AW Radio | 13 March, 2012 - 2:30 PM

Three young boys are safe and well, despite being strapped in the backseat of their mother's car when a man stole it yesterday at Korumburra.

Raelene Taylor's car was stolen at around 3 o'clock while she was picking up some washing from the local laundrette.

When she was making her way back to the car, she could see the it being driven away by an unknown man.

Raelene says the three boys were dumped around 200 metres up the road.

"The oldest one was very frightened, the two-year-old was more worried about mummy's car and the baby wasn't phased," she told Neil Mitchell. 

Listen to her emotional interview with Neil Mitchell below.


PLAY: Raelene Taylor describes the horrifying ordeal to Neil Mitchell

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Blog comments Your Say

  • You should be able to leave your kids in the car while you quickly run into the launderette, especially in a country town. The wrongdoer here is the idiot who knocked off the car. I can't imagine what this poor woman must have gone through and how good was the little bloke who looked after his brothers.

    Lukew Saturday 17 March, 2012 - 1:40 AM
  • It would not have happened without her actions.If a man did this can you imagine the comments. I rest my case.

    IAN BARKER Wednesday 14 March, 2012 - 11:18 AM
  • Raelene, my heart goes out to you and your boys. I would have done the same ( maybe not have left the keys in the car) but I know, I would have run in picked up the washing and left the kids in the car. Pulling s kids out of their seats, hauling them into the laundry mat with the chance of one of them running off with your arms full of washing. Is the same choice I and many mothers would have made. The fact that some scumbag did what he did is not you fault.

    Jill Wednesday 14 March, 2012 - 12:10 AM
  • Leave the keys in the car with your kids???????? Oh and your hand bag.????? What a joke.

    IAN BARKER Tuesday 13 March, 2012 - 3:35 PM

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