Tennis star Nick Kyrgios reportedly used the Tesla app to assist police catch a person who allegedly stole his luxurious automotive at gunpoint.
The 28-year-old used the app to trace and decelerate the automobile as police pursued it after it had been stolen from a house in Australia’s capital Canberra, ABC reported, citing court docket paperwork.
The broadcaster stated the paperwork allege a person pointed a gun at Kyrgios’s mom, Norlaila Kyrgios, and demanded she hand over the keys for the automotive.
She known as out to her son, who was close by, then phoned a police emergency quantity as quickly as the person drove away within the automotive.
The police chase ended when the automotive entered a faculty zone. A person was arrested quickly after.
A 32-year-old man has been denied bail after showing within the Australian Capital Territory Magistrates’ Court docket on 5 expenses referring to the incident, together with aggravated theft, driving a stolen automobile, livid driving, and failing to cease for police.
Kyrgios reached the ultimate at Wimbledon and the US Open quarter finals final 12 months, however has not performed a aggressive match on the elite stage since he withdrew from a event in Japan final October due to a knee damage.
In February, he avoided a conviction after pleading guilty to assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Chiara Passari.
Kyrgios admitted he pushed her to the bottom throughout a row in Canberra in January 2021.
His lawyer informed a court docket within the Australian capital it was an act of “stupidity” and “frustration”, whereas a psychologist stated he had suffered extreme melancholy, suicidal ideas and insomnia up to now.