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.