Police Nab Armed Robbery Suspect Thanks to iPhone App

November 22, 2011 Updated Nov 22, 2011 at 7:54 PM EDT

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Police Nab Armed Robbery Suspect Thanks to iPhone App

November 22, 2011 Updated Nov 22, 2011 at 7:54 PM EDT

According to a story in the Los Angeles Times, a 34-year-old California man wanted in connection with an armed robbery was arrested Thursday after police located him by using the "Find My Phone" application for the iPhone of the female victim.

The man allegedly robbed the woman at gunpoint and took her purse, according to the Times story. A citizen allowed police to use him computer to track the phone, the Times story said.

Read the Los Angeles Times story HERE.