Pregnant Carjacker Steals News Van With Pregnant Reporter Inside It

Tom Gantert

Seniqua Lunsford carjacked a running news van on Tuesday morning that had WGCL reporter Iyani Hughes in back of it.

Atlanta, GA – A pregnant woman stole a news van with a pregnant reporter in back on Tuesday and lead police on a chase before she crashed.

The incident occurred at about 5:30 a.m. on April 14 when Atlanta police responded to a single-vehicle wreck in mid-town Atlanta, according to the Merced Sun-Star.

Upon arrival, officers found a 2011 Toyota Highlander crashed into the security gate of an apartment complex, but no driver in sight.

Meanwhile, a WGCL news van was setting up to do a report near Atlantic Station with reporter Iyani Hughes inside the vehicle editing, the Merced Sun-Star reported.

That’s when a pregnant woman appeared out of nowhere and carjacked the TV news van.

Police said 38-year-old Seniqua Lunsford hopped in the running vehicle and sped off, initially oblivious to the pregnant news reporter in the back cargo area, the Merced Sun-Star reported.

Hughes screamed for Lunsford to stop driving but the carjacker ignored her, WSB reported.

“The reporter inside the vehicle tried to make the woman stop and pull over,” Atlanta Police Department Officer Steve Avery told reporters. “The suspect wouldn’t do that, so she did the smart thing. She got into her seat and put her seat belt on.”

Hughes also screamed for help from nearby police, and officers who heard her cries jumped into a police car and followed the van, WSB reported.

Lunsford continued driving until she crashed the van at a traffic circle.

Hughes wasn’t hurt in the wreck, WSB reported.

Lunsford was transported to the hospital with an injury to her arm.

Police said Lunsford was behaving strangely at the scene, and that it wasn’t clear whether the carjacker had injured her arm in her first or second vehicle crash of the morning, the Merced Sun-Star reported.

“They don’t know if she is emotionally disturbed or on intoxicants, drugs, something like that," Officer Avery said. “That hasn’t been determined yet.”

Lunsford was arrested and charged with kidnapping.

Officials said there would likely be additional charges, according to the Merced Sun-Star.

Comments (50)
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flybynight
flybynight

Hey crazy704, how do you people come up with these names I mean seriously. This is right in your backyard. Hit me with the emoji/name sh it storm explanation.

Davidtwmay24
Davidtwmay24

A pregnant woman hijacks a van with another pregnant woman inside..

What are the odds???

TXbirdMom
TXbirdMom

A hijacked van later gives birth to a pregnant hijacker and pregnant hijackee. That should make a great Movie of the Week, don't ya think? rolling eyes

Ghost_00000001
Ghost_00000001

Grand theft auto pregnant mode

Thank God the reporter is okay.

cops-kid
cops-kid

For once... I have nothing... nada

Terminaters168
Terminaters168

Seniqua yup another 13 percenter

Backing Blue
Backing Blue

Since when is a Highlander a van and not an SUV

stooge819
stooge819

She wanted their kids to have a play date...

Gramercy
Gramercy

Thank goodness God was watching over the reporter. It could have gone south very fast!

Rascal1966
Rascal1966

Another low IQ bitch who is more than likely single and pregnant!! Glad they are charging her with kidnapping as well as other charges. Hope to God she loses custody of that baby!!

overwatcher
overwatcher

What model is this Terminator and are all of them built with corrupted software?

bryantrent
bryantrent

She will lose coustody of the baby

Stanracer
Stanracer

The usual suspect!😣👎

Juststeve1
Juststeve1

Wonder if they are pregnant by the same man? It’s Atlanta where anything is possible

Propolice
Propolice

Poor misunderstood black lady Thought the van was hers. Not her fault...it never is. Put her away where she can’t hurt herself ( prison) and take the child.

Raidergsmith
Raidergsmith

How did I know by the headline the race of the suspect? Just amazing.

S. Beane
S. Beane

Seems like someone had it IN for both of them! They should be more careful in their condition, you know you can get knocked down too.

LordSeamus
LordSeamus

Hell......Vegas wouldn't give you odds on this one lol !

LeoDad
LeoDad

My sister had a preschooler (girl) named Shithead. Pronounced shu-THEED.

Debluvsanimals
Debluvsanimals

Another baby being born just for a government check.. We need a better sytem only one child per family on welfare.

ikaika
ikaika

In this coronavirus time of book and release, I hope a sensible judge will keep her in custody until her baby is born to be sure she stays clean and sober.

Razorbackfan
Razorbackfan

Seniqua? The usual suspects....


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