break-in

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Synonyms for break-in

Synonyms for break-in

the act of entering a building or room with the intent to commit theft

Synonyms for break-in

trespassing for an unlawful purpose

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Acting Detective Chief Inspector Heather Eastwood of Middlesbrough CID, said: "It's frustrating for us to learn of the figures for this weekend's break-ins - we repeatedly run campaigns and operations targeting house burglary and putting burglars behind bars.
People are afraid to leave their homes because these break-ins happen day and night.
Security has since been upgraded to keep the burglars out but the break-ins are ruining the enjoyment of villagers who use the club.
A number of break-ins have happened while people have been at home.
Sundberg said in past break-ins, teachers' personal property has been taken.
One officer said: "At the height of their activities break-ins were averaging three a day.
The drop in break-ins has been partly put down to an increased police presence in the Selly Oak and Boumbrook area during the holiday period.
The Khor Fakkan police station received a number complaints about car break-ins and thefts.
Peyia was the first area to implement a neighbourhood watch programme, almost four years ago, to prevent escalation in house burglaries, since break-ins in the area are more frequent than elsewhere.
DETECTIVES investigating the disappearance of Madeleine Mc-Cann are looking for a lone intruder who sexually abused five girls during break-ins at holiday homes.
While residential break-ins are down about 6 percent this year compared to last year, police know every resident burglarized is affected.
THIEVES escaped with a haul of "irreplaceable" rugby shirts in the latest in a spate of three break-ins at the same rugby club.
Residents are being urged to stay vigilant after 16 break-ins were reported in an area of Grangetown in just over a month.