Cops sit back and let the apps do the hard work

Cops sit back and let the apps do the hard work

Bag snatched? There’s an app for that – or so one woman learned after being robbed in the capital’s Kakab commune on Monday.

After returning home from an engagement party, the woman was unloading her car when a man pulled up on a motorbike and grabbed her bag – allegedly containing three iPhone 6 pluses and $1,000 – before fleeing.

Using the “Find My iPhone” app, police tracked down the moto, one phone and some of the cash, but are still searching for the suspect.

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