Police Spy Drone In Merseyside Makes Its First Arrest Using Thermal Imagine Equipment | UK News | Sky News

Roddy Mansfield, Sky News Online

Police have made their first arrest using a remote-controlled hover drone complete with thermal-imaging equipment.

Merseyside Police’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle spotted the youth hiding in bushes

A suspected car thief was believed to be hiding from police in thick undergrowth in Bootle, Merseyside, so officers launched their new Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).

They used the on-board thermal imaging camera to seek out the teenager and pinpoint his hiding place 300-metres away

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~ by Gary Austin on February 12, 2010.

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