A truck has been hijacked in the UK, with a value of £ 5M ($ 6.6M), equivalent to Apple products on board. The theft took place on Britain’s M1 motorway, a major road running from London to Leeds.
The thieves have so far obtained products with 48 pallets, which appears to be a risky crime …
Northamptonshire Police announced.
Police officers are appealing for witnesses after a lorry was stolen with a £ 5 million product during a robbery on the M1 motorway in Northamptonshire.
The incident occurred on Southbound slip road at Junction 18 of M1 between 7.45am and 8am on Tuesday, November 10, when lorry drivers and security guards were targeted and tied up.
The lorry was taken to Crick’s Alden Close, where the criminals moved the trailer on a waiting truck, and overtook the lorry driver and security guard.
The truck was later found across the county border in Lutherworth, Leicestershire, where it is believed criminals transferred 48 pallets of Apple products to a third vehicle.
Officials would like to talk to anyone who may have seen a number of vehicles on the slip road at junction 18 between scheduled times, which may look out of place, or who may have dash-cam footage of the area.
They would also like to talk to people who may be offered any Apple products for sale in unusual circumstances, or who know anyone who is selling such items at a lower price.
Anyone with information about the incident or who witnessed it is asked to call the Northamptonshire Police on 101 Reference Number 20000595599. Or alternatively, if you want to remain anonymous, call CrimeStoppers on 0800 555111.
There are no details on which products, which is sad because it prevented me from using the stolen ‘M1 Mac on the M1 on the headline.
Some people on Twitter unexpectedly took advantage of the opportunity to enjoy Apple’s pricing.
It is likely that Apple will have tracking devices in shipment, and when they are powered up and connected to the Internet, the company will be able to brick the device remotely, so it appears that there will be a higher risk of thieves getting caught For products that will prove difficult to sell.
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