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Last Updated: Sunday, 19 August 2007, 10:17 GMT 11:17 UK
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'Spy helicopter' used at festival
A remote control "spy
helicopter" has been
helping police patrol a major
Staffordshire Police have
been using the CCTV drone
for the first time at the V
Festival site this weekend.
Officers said the remote
controlled plane helped
capture offenders at the festival site at Weston Park, on
the border of Staffordshire and Shropshire.
By Sunday police had arrested 62 people in total at the
festival and had cautioned more than 100.
Officers said 32 of those arrested had been found
The remote control drone was being used particularly in
the festival's car park to catch criminals attempting to