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Issued:17/08/15

Technology pioneered by experts at Sheffield Hallam has been championed by the Police. In a front page Yorkshire Post article on unsolved burglaries, the Assistant Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police notes the technology could "be a real step change in forensic work". National statistics show that on average four out of five burglaries go unsolved.