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‘Find My iPhone’ Helps LAPD To Arrest An Armed Robbery Suspect

“Find My iPhone” App helped the police again. Back on September, “Find My iPhone” app was used to help sift through the wreckage in the terribly sad Chilean plane crash.  This time “Find My iPhone” app leads police to an armed robbery suspect, reports LA Times.

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However, the victim then called police and remembered that she had Find My iPhone and notified them. Luckily for her, a random citizen on the street let police use his laptop to track the suspect down via Apple’s website. The officers later found the man and he was arrested on robbery charges. The LAPD told the LA Times how crucial it is to have tracking software installed whenever possible:

LAPD officials say computer and phone theft is a major contributor to crime in Los Angeles, and the theft — and its outcome — illustrate the value and benefit of using tracking applications and software for computers, cellphones and portable tablets.

Source: 9to5mac

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