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Hacker hijacks police radio broadcast until cops call off car chase of armed robbers

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Sep
2017
Hacker hijacks police radio broadcast until cops call off car chase of armed robbers

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While the man and woman allegedly responsible for an attempted armed robbery in Australia are no Bonnie and Clyde, they had something the infamous outlaw couple didn’t … a little help from a hacker.

An unknown hacker was credited with hijacking the Victoria Police emergency services radio network, impersonating an officer as he broadcast, which ultimately led to the cops calling off the chase.

Victoria Police officers were chasing an armed man who had allegedly attempted to rob a store; he and a woman ran to a stolen car and fled. Victoria Police raced after them.

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