Apple's 'Find My' helped the police to track suspects in the pursuit deadly

A theft of a iPad and Apple’s “Find My” app has helped the police in Melbourne, Australia, track, two men in a deadly chase after a home invasi.

The Find My app helped police find the two suspects in what would end in a fatal pursuit.
The Find My app helped police find the two suspects in what would end in a fatal pursuit.

In a recent home invasi, the 29-year-old Vaatoa Chang, and 36-year-old Jas Mtealegre would have de with two vehicles and a iPad, the latter of which had apparently Apple’s “Find My” device tracking feature is enabled, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.

First, the iPad owner has found his car at a local hotel before authorities took over. The men switched vehicles to the establishment, prompting police helicopters to follow the iPad’s “Find My” pings ” two hours of pursuit through Melbourne.

After a spike strip deflated the car tires, officers of the air have reported that the men attempted to carjack two more vehicles the road. A secd lawsuit has been authorized, but would not last lg.

According to the Herald, the disabled, the Toyota Kluger that the men have stolen from the hotel, then sped off and careened into a semi-trailer truck at about 62 mph. The suspects were both killed in the crash, which also caused the semi to tip over another car. The drivers of trucks and other vehicles involved in the collisi escaped with ly minor injuries, police said.

The incident took place Feb. 4, but the police have recently revealed all the details of the hunt.

This is not the first time that the “Find My” app has helped the police to run down criminals. More recently, federal authorities in February arrested a sex trafficker and thief, after a victim has used the tracking applicati to find a flight from your iPhone.

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