HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — An iPhone owner used the phone’s tracking device to lead police to armed robbery suspects early Monday morning, officials said.
At least four robbery suspects were arrested for stealing wallets, cellphones and other items during at least four robberies Sunday night and Monday morning near Hollywood.READ MORE: Crews Make Progress On Emigrant Fire Burning Near 5 Freeway In Pyramid Lake Area
One of the victims, whose cellphone was stolen, worked with the Los Angeles Police Department to use the “Find My iPhone” application in order to locate the missing device.
The four suspects were arrested after the application and a police helicopter led officers to them in a parked car with the stolen items at Santa Monica Boulevard and Virgil Avenue.READ MORE: Robert Durst, New York Real Estate Scion, Convicted Of 1st Degree Murder In Death Of Longtime Friend Susan Berman
The Find My iPhone app can be downloaded for free on Apple’s iTunes.FBI Offers $20K Reward For Couple Who Went On The Run After Being Convicted In COVID-19 Relief Fraud Scheme
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