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