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Currently, an erased iPhone cannot be located according to these Apple KB articles. iCloud: Erase your device (Feb 4, 2015) If your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch is lost or stolen (Mar 22, 2015) Important: Before you erase your device, try to locate it or play a sound on it. After you erase it, you can’t use Find My iPhone to do either. Erase ...
You can't restore an iPhone which has active Find My iPhone using iTunes. If the iPhone is restored outside of iTunes, then Activation Lock will be enabled and you can still track the device providing a SIM card is inserted or the device is connected to Wi-Fi.
Log into the Find My iPhone part of the iCloud website. Select your device from the drop-down list at the top of the screen. Click on "Remove from Account". This should remove your account from the device and enable the new owner to use it.
You can remotely remove the phone from your account using the iCloud website. Apple has a page with instructions on how to remove your device from Find My iPhone.
Remote-Lock the phone so they can't use it. Visit your local police.
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