Apple items worth £5m have been taken from a lorry in a burglary on the M1 in which the driver and safety officer were “tied up”.
Northamptonshire Police said the robbery occurred on the southward slip street at intersection 18 somewhere in the range of 19:45 and 20:00 GMT on 10 November.
- The things taken included iPhone 11s, AirPods and Apple Watches.
- Police need to address those “who may have been offered any Apple items available to be purchased in bizarre conditions”.
The power said that after the driver and safety officer had been “focused on and tied up”, the lorry was headed to Eldon Close in Crick, where the trailer was moved to “an anticipating truck”.
Officials said the guilty parties “drove off leaving the lorry driver and safety officer behind”.
The truck was later found in Lutterworth, Leicestershire, where it is thought the 48 beds of Apple items were stacked into a third vehicle.
Police said they need to address the individuals who saw “various vehicles on the slip street… which may have watched strange, or who may have run cam film of this region”.