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Women carjacked at different Delaware Wawas on consecutive days, police say

RADNOR TWP, Pa. - Authorities in Delaware are investigating a pair of carjackings that happened outside two different Wawa locations. According to investigators, two women were sitting outside the convenience store on the 2600 block of Philadelphia Pike early Saturday morning when a pair of suspects ripped open the door. Police say the carjackers told the victims to get out and when they were slow to comply they struck a 56-year-old woman in the head with a handgun.

The suspects, who police figure are between 15-25-years-old, took off in a silver Mazda 3.The woman who was struck during the attempted carjacking required treatment at a nearby hospital and was later released.MORE LOCAL HEADLINESLess than 24-hours earlier, police said a 63-year-old woman was pumping her gas at a Wawa along the Brookhaven Plaza when three men in ski masks stole her keys and took off in her black 2011 Chevy Malibu."You have a tendency to feel safe when you're not really safe, you have to be aware of your surroundings," Charles Brunson said. Anyone with information on the carjackings can call in a tip to Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.___DOWNLOAD: FOX 29 NEWS APP | FOX 29 WEATHER AUTHORITY APPSUBSCRIBE: Good Day Digest Newsletter | FOX 29 Philly on YouTubeAdvertisementFOLLOW: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

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RADNOR TWP, Pa. - Authorities in Delaware are investigating a pair of carjackings that happened outside two different Wawa locations. According to investigators, two women were sitting outside the convenience store on the 2600 block of Philadelphia Pike early Saturday morning when a pair of suspects ripped open the door. Police say the carjackers told the victims to get out and when they were slow to comply they struck a 56-year-old woman in the head with a handgun.
GEORGETOWN, Del. - Delaware police say two men were fatally shot inside a restaurant during an altercation with two masked people who had entered the establishment. State police say it happened early Saturday evening at the El Nopalito Restaurant in Georgetown. A 28-year-old man was declared dead at the scene, while the 31-year-old was pronounced dead at a local hospital. No arrests had been made early Sunday. Police say the two suspects had been part of a group that had been asked to leave the restaurant earlier due to disorderly behavior. Authorities say the suspects returned later.

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Bodycam shows Delaware officers lift car off woman pinned underneath tire
NEW CASTLE, Del. - Video released by police in New Castle County shows officers joining together to lift a car off a woman's arm after she somehow became trapped underneath the vehicle Wednesday morning.The New Castle County Division of Police said officers were called to Fieldstone Lane in the community of Country Creek and found a 70-year-old woman with her left arm pinned underneath the front driver's side tire of a Hyundai Santa Fe.Police explained that a neighbor tried to use a carjack to free the woman before officers arrived, but it did not raise high enough. Bodycam footage shows officers in New Castle County lifting a car off a 70-year-old woman's arm after she somehow became trapped underneath the vehicle. Bodycam footage shows three officers surround the front tire and lift the car, while another officer slides the woman out from underneath the car.Police said the woman was taken to a local hospital for treatment and was admitted in "serious, but stable condition."Investigators have not said what caused the woman to become pinned underneath the tire, but alcohol is not believed to have played a role."The quick thinking and physical actions of the bystander and the officers from the Division of Police played a major role in this patient being protected from further injury, and possibly death," Chief of the New Castle County Emergency Medical Services Division Mark R.