Petrol stations belonging to supermarket chain Asda, which is owned by US retail giant Walmart, are using SelectaDNA Spray to protect items of retail stock.
Asda has been using the Spray system to guard tobacco in several petrol station shops following incidents of theft.
The DNA Spray works by emitting a burst of forensic DNA solution when an offender forces entry into premises,
marking them with an invisible and harmless, synthetic spray that stays on skin and clothing for weeks or even
months, and provides legal evidence that can link the criminal to the break-in.
The spray can be integrated into an existing shop alarm system or run stand-alone with its own panic button. It has already been successfully deployed in the UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand to protect banks, jewellers, warehouses, and other premises to protect valuable stock and assets.
Warning signs and window stickers are supplied to alert potential criminals that the system is in use and to dissuade them from targeting the protected premises.Another international brand using DNA Spray is luxury retailer Louis Vuitton. The company has deployed the hi-tech spray system to protect delivery areas in northern England.
For further information and images contact: Angela Singleton, Press Officer for Selectamark.
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