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Facial Recognition System Leads to Arrest in Theft

A woman accused of stealing two grills from a Clermont (Florida) hardware store was caught through facial recognition programs that analyzed security footage from a bulletin posted on social media, according to an arrest report.

A new facial recognition program being tested in Tampa along with a program used by the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office led to the arrest Thursday of Heather Renee Reynolds, 31, of Apopka, the report said.

In addition, a Seminole crime analyst matched a tattoo on the woman’s ankle in the bulletin asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects with a photo of the tattoo posted on Reynolds’ Facebook account, the report said… Security InfoWatch

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