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Missing Teenage Rape Victim Located By Police Using Thermal Drone

By Isabel Togoh

A teenage girl who called police to report she was missing and with a man who raped her has been located with the help of a drone.

The girl, 16, dialled 999 on Saturday morning to tell officers of her location in Browns Road, Boston in Lincolshire.

High risk missing girl contacts police states she been raped & is still with the offender. Describes location thought to be huge old industrial complex surrounded by 8ft fence. Our #thermal#drone makes the find in mins. Officers guided in. 1 in custody and child safeguarded. pic.twitter.com/Vv3uULzVW1

— Lincs Police Drones (@lincsCOPter) October 6, 2018

The victim described her surroundings which police believed to be a “huge old industrial complex surrounded by 8ft fence”.

A man in his 30s was arrested on suspicion of rape and is in custody.

Lincolnshire police said their drone with a thermal camera found her “in minutes” and officers trained to support rape victims are with the teenager.

Via:: https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/rape-victim-located-by-drone_uk_5bb8def4e4b01470d051c704