Photofit


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Photofit

(ˈfəʊtəʊˌfɪt)
n
(Law) trademark
a. a method of combining photographs of facial features, hair, etc, into a composite picture of a face: formerly used by the police to trace suspects from witnesses' descriptions
b. (as modifier): a Photofit picture.
Translations

Photofit

® [ˈfəʊtəʊfɪt] N (Brit) (also Photofit picture) → retrato m robot

Photofit®

[ˈfəʊtəʊfɪt] nportrait-robot mphoto gallery ngalerie f de photos

Photofit

® [ˈfəʊtəʊˌfɪt] nphotofit m inv
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He resembles a photofit of a man said to have been seen with a child in his arms shortly after Madeleine, then aged three, vanished in May 2007.
He resembles a chilling photofit of a man said to have been seen carrying a child shortly after Madeleine vanished in May 2007.
John, who identified a photofit of Sutcliffe in 20 seconds, says: "It felt like my brain was exploding.
So instead of wasting PS200 on every photofit which won't catch anyone, why not spend the money employing an army of Poo Wardens (there are plenty of armchair generals who'll want the job) to take mugshots of the offending owners so THEY can be prosecuted?
The pictures, above, are the result of a two-month-long study led by Dr Chris Solomon, a world expert in facial mapping, that asked people to put together a composite of the perfect face using the EFIT-V PhotoFit software used by UK police.
However, he said the male suspect did not fit the description of a photofit distributed to the media.
The photofit is made up of Steve Brookstein's eyes, Matt Cardle's nose, Joe McElderry's quiff, Shayne Ward's mouth, Leon Jackson's chin and a mixture of the ears of Alexandra Burke and Leona Lewis.
POLICE want to interview this man - depicted in a photofit - about an assault on a girl in Bethesda last Wednesday about 10pm on a footpath near Abercaseg Road.
THIS remarkable photofit of the Orkney murder suspect yesterday fuelled calls for an inquiry into why it took 14 years to bring prime suspect Michael Ross to justice.
Police in Spain yesterday released a photofit of the man they are seeking.
INVESTIGATORS hunting missing Madeleine McCann will today begin following up calls from the public after a photofit of a man who may have abducted her was released.
Police today issued a photofit of the man who they believe attacked the teenage victim late on Friday night.