How Queen Latifah lost a $160,000 Mercedes Benz in a gas station robbery

Queen Latifah lost a supercar in Atlanta while filling up at a gas station and there’s a lesson for every car owner to learn. The smart thieves didn’t need a gun for this robbery, it was all about “time and planning”.

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However, the carjackers were lucky not to have engaged in a fight with the female kick boxer.

On 20 December, Latifah drove to a gas station on Fulton Industrial Boulevard and was pumping gas when a white BMW pulled up near her ride, according to reports.

At the time of the incident, the 46-year-old's 2015 Mercedes Benz S63 was being driven by another driver who stopped to fill up the luxury vehicle at a Shell gas station on Fulton Industrial Boulevard (above) on December 20

The American rapper-actress was driving a 2015 Mercedes Benz S63.

Latifah, 46, didn’t realize what was happening until she heard her ignition start, and sighted someone zooming off in her car. It happened so fast.

The car was eventually recovered without any damage, her story can save people from such a terrible loss.

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Queen Latifah’s car stolen, dumped… and Fulton County Police say thieves left something inside. Story only@FOX5Atlantaat

— Jaclyn Schultz FOX 5 (@jaclynFOX5ATL)December 27, 2016

Media reports confirm the police later tracked down her Benz car on McDaniels Street in Southwest Atlanta.

Police were able to recover the $160,900 Mercedes (file above) owned by the rapper and producer, whose real name is Dana Owens

Security guards at an apartment building on Mc Daniels noticed a group of three young males near the $16,900.00 car before police arrived, Fox News reported.

The suspects who are currently on the run, left some fruit punch bottles and lemonade in the car.

Fulton County Police are said to be on their trails.

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Latifah [full names Dana Elaine Owens] was also involved in a carjacking incident in 1995. Her boyfriend Sean Moon was shot during the robbery incident.

In 1996, the Grammy winner was arrested and charged for possessing a loaded handgun with marijuana.

The Los Angeles County Police also placed Latifah on three years probation for driving under the influence of alcohol in 2002.

Lancelot Jr., an elder brother to the queen of rap music, was killed in a 1992 bike accident. The two-wheeler was a gift from Latifah, who revealed in a 2006 interview that she still wears the motorcycle key around her neck in memory of the deceased.