Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Street View Finds Kidnapped Child

Police have used GPS technology and Google street view to find a child who had been kidnapped by her grandmother. The police were able to determine the girl's location using her mobile phone and then entered the latitude and longitude in Google Maps. The latitude and longitude led them to this street view:

The street view shows a motel where the police correctly assumed the grandmother had booked in with the child.

Read more at the Worcester Telegram and Gazette.

Via: Google LatLong: Google Street View helps find kidnapped Mass. child

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