Police have confirmed that and estimated £5m of Apple tech products were stolen on the M1 on 10 November in a lorry heist.
Police said that the heist too place at Junction 18 before the lorry was stolen, then was taken to Eldon Close, in Crick where 48 pallets were placed onto a difference truck on the southbound slip road at the junction on the M1.
The Apple products were then driven 9 miles to an industrial estate were they were then transferred again onto another lorry in Lutterworth.
The lorry driver and security officer were both tied up in Northamptonshire and police are appealing for any witnesses or dash-cam footage.
A statement from the police said: “Police officers are appealing for witnesses after £5 million of Apple products were stolen from a lorry during a robbery on the M1 motorway in Northamptonshire.
“The incident took place on the southbound slip road at Junction 18 of the M1, between 7.45pm and 8pm on Tuesday, November 10, when the lorry driver and security guard were targeted and tied up.
“The lorry was driven to Eldon Close in Crick, where the offenders transferred the trailer on to an awaiting truck, and drove off leaving the lorry driver and security guard behind.
“The truck was later found across the county border in Lutterworth, Leicestershire, where it is believed the offenders transferred the 48 pallets of Apple products into a third vehicle.
“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.”
Police have now called for any observers to call police on 101 and quote the reference number 20000595599.
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