Brits Upset Apple Cart

Photo: Carsten Koall (Getty Images)Police in central England are requesting assistance capturing burglars who swiped an approximated $6.6 million in Apple devices last Tuesday night.Between 7:45 p.m. and 8 p.m. regional time on Nov. 10, burglars hijacked a truck carrying some 48 pallets of Apple items, consisting of iPads, AirPods, and Apple Watches, authorities said.The heist occurred simply off the M1 freeway in Northamptonshire, according to local cops. The robbers allegedly bound the trucks chauffeur along with a guard and took the truck to a commercial park in the village of Crick, where they connected the trailer to an awaiting truck. Authorities think the burglars later transferred the taken merchandise to an unknown “third lorry.” According to Reuters, no weapons were used in the criminal offense, and the driver and security personnel suffered only minor injuries.The almost $7 million in stolen Apple items is among the biggest thefts on record. It quickly eclipses a wave of 2018 break-ins at Apple shops in the Bay Area, which led to roughly $1 million in stolen Macs, iPhones, and more. Seventeen individuals were later charged in the series of thefts.G/ O Media may get a commissionNorthamptonshire cops are asking that anyone with any information or proof that can help them crack the case stepped forward. “Officers wish to speak to anybody who might have seen a variety of cars on the slip roadway at Junction 18 in between the specified times, which might have kept an eye out of location, or who might have dash-cam video of this area,” the department stated in a news release. “They would likewise like to speak to anyone who might have been offered any Apple items for sale in uncommon scenarios, or who understands of anybody who is selling such products at inexpensive prices.”Locals who think they have valuable info can call 101 and point out referral number 20000595599. Anyone who wishes to snitch anonymously can call Crimestoppers at 0800-555111, which we make sure individuals who simply purchased a new Apple Watch for $300 are absolutely going to do.

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