- Anyone bold enough to ignore warning signs and break into (or bust out of) the sandwich shop will be coated in a fine mist of synthetic DNA. The spray is “traceable for weeks” and is “only visible with a glow under ultraviolet light,” according to the newspaper report:
- In most cases so far, Larsen said once police see the glow, people confess. If they don’t, a laboratory can match the spray to the specific store to tie someone to the crime scene.
- The adhesive liquid can be applied to valuables, and like the intruder spray, has a unique synthetic DNA code. Property owners register their SelectaDNA kits and then, if items are stolen, police can use the DNA liquid to find owners.
Restaurant Installs “Intruder Spray” To Tag Burglars With Synthetic DNA
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