South Yorkshire police help set new uk speed record for stolen vehicle recovery!!
For release 29/11/11 12.00 GMT
Skytag today announce that their 12 minute stolen vehicle recovery record which has stood since September 2009 has been beaten! By Skytag themselves!!
At 23.19 on 28th November 2011 the Skytag team received a call from a South Yorkshire Land Rover owner to report his vehicle had been stolen. Just 11 minutes later at 23.30 Skytag were able to report back to the client that South Yorkshire police had been directed straight to the vehicle which had made its way into nearby countryside. Guy Topsom, Managing director at Skytag said ‘The vehicle owner could hardly believe it was all over so quickly, it is quite astonishing when you think about it. We were able to start tracking the vehicle as soon as the client called us, our systems are always on 24/7 365 days a year, so there’s no delay, the second we received the call we had the vehicle in sight on our screens, all that remains then is to direct the police in to secure the vehicle.
Once again we’re incredibly thankful to South Yorkshire Police for their speed of response; it is only with their efforts that this record has been achieved. Having been directed to the vehicle, officers called in the South Yorkshire police helicopter and dog handlers who were able to track and arrest two suspects who had left the scene on foot into the surrounding countryside. At the moment we understand the suspects are still in Police custody and forensic work is being carried out on the vehicle. We understand that the method of theft was forced entry.
Naturally the Skytag customer is ecstatic at the result. The Skytag-gps.co.uk tracker was purchased for him as a gift by his father, who having heard about the incredibly high level of Land Rover thefts in the Sheffield / Rotherham area thought it would make an ideal gift for his son to help him protect his £10,000 vehicle, especially as he had a vehicle stolen in the past.
* Recovered in 11 mins from initial call to the police.
* Immediate Police response
* Dogs and Helicopter used
* 2 Suspects in custody
* Investigation ongoing
* New recovery record
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