Currently Being ModeratedFeb 29, 2012 11:44 AM (in response to htmanning)
The serial number will not help you find it, but you can find the serial number yourself:
If the iphone has been restored, or the SIM removed, or it is off, then you cannot track it.
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 29, 2012 12:01 PM (in response to roaminggnome)
The police want the serial number so they can confirm who has it when they find it . They apparently have a suspect.
This helped me get the serial number from a backup. Thanks.
I'm wondering why it says it's offline in Find My iPhone. I guess they wiped the phone and put in their own credentials. Shouldn't Apple be able to track it via the serial number or IMEI number though?