How Inside Edition Helped Catch These ‘Smash and Grab’ Thieves
- Published on: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
- So-called smash and grab burglars, who break car windows and take anything left inside, are a nationwide problem. To get a closer look at these wrongdoers, Inside Edition hid a GPS tracking device inside a speaker and a designer purse, and left them in plain view in a car in San Francisco. It didn’t take long before two people broke the car’s back window and took the goods, in broad daylight. Then it was time to activate the GPS units and see where the stolen items were headed.