Bandits steal 5 million pounds worth of Apple products in heist
The bandits struck on the M1 motorway when they held up and robbed a lorry and stole 5 million pounds worth of goods before making their getaway.
Northamptonshire police are now appealing for witnesses who may have passed the robbery scene as the truck was being ambushed.
The bandits loaded 48 pallets of products onto their own getaway truck.
The driver and his security guard were left tied up in their truck as the bandits fled.
The incident has been reported by the police to have taken place at around 7.45pm.
Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have seen a number of vehicles on the slip road at Junction 18 between the stated times, which may have looked out of place, or who may have dash-cam footage of this area.
They would also like to speak to anyone who may have been offered any Apple products for sale in unusual circumstances, or who knows of anyone who is selling such items at low-cost prices.
Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this incident is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 20000595599. Or alternatively, if you wish to stay anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
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