App Helps Police Find Stolen iPhone

by William Usher on
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Have you been robbed? Has your iPhone been taken? Do you want it back? There’s an app for that. A Tampa, Florida woman found out that having an app helped police recover her goods.

According to ABC Action News, an Amber Gillespie was robbed at gunpoint at the Eagle Point Apartments in Tampa, Florida where she lives.

They took her iPhone and fled in a black car. According to Amber…

“I had really good details. I had the license plate number, I had details of the car, descriptions of the people. But the thing that actually led them directly to the criminals was the phone,”

Amber had installed the Find My Phone app onto her iPhone and it easily and quickly led police to the black car, which had stopped at a BP to refuel. Police apprehended the men and charged them with armed robbery.


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