Apple AirTag aids apprehension

Moorabool Crime Investigation Unit detectives have seized a firearm, ammunition and suspected stolen goods with the help of an Apple AirTag following a burglary in Ballarat North yesterday.

Police responded when the burglary victim alerted police that his AirTag, which was located within some of his stolen property, appeared to be pinging in the vicinity of Landsbough Street about 3.30am.

Following a number of enquires detectives attended a unit in Landsborough Street and arrested a male and female.

A warrant has been executed at the property and at this stage a firearm, quantity of ammunition and suspected stolen goods have been seized.

The two teens, aged 16 and 18-years, are currently assisting police with their enquiries.

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