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They loot an electronics store and escape in a Tesla: caught at the charging station

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Which an electric car owner’s worst nightmare? Doubtless runs out of battery while you are still far from your destination and without the possibility to access the charging stations. Exactly what happened to two thieves who, after them Over $8,000 worth of electronic equipment stolen of a store, they disappeared aboard a Tesla Model X.

On the run, but for a short while

According to police reports in Buford, Georgia, the two have been found just 8 miles away from the place of the theft while they were stop at a charging station with the car they had used for their escape. It’s not clear if the Tesla actually belonged to any of them, which would make the situation even more ridiculous, but the fact is that theafter overestimating the car’s remaining range, they had to pull over unexpectedly. Enough to be reached by the first patrol to report a runaway vehicle whose description exactly matched the Model X connected to power.

From video game consoles to toothbrushes

The two are immediately ended up in handcuffs while the police officers inspected the vehicle and found some video game console and some electric toothbrushesthe last choice that can leave us perplexed, but also guns, ammunition, a worn Gibson Les Paul guitar and a bag of marijuanaa set of elements that contribute to sketching the portrait of two decidedly makeshift thieves.

Escape in a Tesla

Over there Tesla Model Xwith its striking gull-wing doors, the most expensive model in the rangewith a specified range of 576 kilometers and a capacity of more than 1,000 horsepower in its top version, called «Plaid», capable of reaching over 260 km/h, making it one of the fastest electric SUVs ever. Equipped with two engines and capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 in just over 2 seconds It’s definitely the right car to get away from, just remember to check the battery charge.

Source: Corriere

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