Showbiz darling, Nina Hastie, has come face to face with the grim prospect of her car growing legs and moving from where she’d parked it, reports Sunday Sun.
According to the publication, thugs attempted to steal the comedian and businesswoman’s drop-top ride.
The paper also reports that Nina Hastie (37) was left traumatized by the incident that she decided to sell her vehicle after the incident.
Nina Hastie told the paper that she got rid of the car after it got fixed.
“The insurance paid for the damages, I’m not using that car anymore. I found that someone had tried something and couldn’t get it, the door was then left damaged,” said Nina Hastie as quoted by the paper.
Sunday Sun reports that Nina Hastie had opened a case of attempted theft out of a motor vehicle at the Norwood Police Station in Jozi August.
The paper reports that its team has seen the police statement, Nina Hastie said that someone had tampered with the car’s driver’s door and window.
Nina Hastie’s police statement partly reads: “Complainant alleged that she parked her car, a Pearl White 500c cabriolet… at her residential place.
“When she came back, she was surprised to find the front door on the right-hand side and the lock damaged and the window wasn’t closing.
“When she took her car to be checked, she was told someone tempered with the car, as they damaged the lock and the window mechanism. The damages cost R15 000 and the suspect is unknown. Nothing was stolen inside the car.”
According to the paper, the case was still under investigation.
Speaking with the paper, SAPS’ Kay Makhubele said a case was opened at the Norwood Police Station and no one has been arrested.