fingertip search


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fingertip search

n
a detailed search made by passing the fingers over the scene of a crime or incident
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Officers carried out a fingertip search close to where the deliberate blaze tore through a block of flats in the town's George Street.
Police carried out a fingertip search of the area, in the shadow of City Hospital.
A fingertip search of the premises was being conducted after the raid.
POLICE have carried out a fingertip search of the area surrounding a bus shelter where a newborn baby was abandoned.
Pentonville, in North London, remained on total lockdown last night as prison officers carried out a fingertip search of the jail.
A fingertip search of the cordoned-off street of semidetached homes was being carried out by officers.
Forensic teams conducted a fingertip search of the dealer's home in Tower St George's Wharf where neighbours include Premier League footballers and city bankers.
Police closed Hillmorton Road and part of Lillington Road until late on Tuesday morning while officers completed a fingertip search of the area.
The area was cordoned off as police carried out a fingertip search.
INQUIRY: Police carry out a fingertip search of Orrell Lane after Saturday's shooting
A TEENAGE soldier who carried out a fingertip search for Taliban bombs to rescue injured comrades from a heavily mined alley has been honoured for his bravery.
In December 2000, officers conducted a fingertip search at the former Army barracks but were not thought to have found anything significant.