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Synonyms for burglary

breaking and entering

Synonyms for burglary

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

Words related to burglary

entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property

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Police said there had also been a drop of more than 20 per cent in non-residential burglaries in Telford.
The offences related to a series of burglaries and vehicle thefts that took place at a number of homes in Bromsgrove, Cannock, Hagley and Wednesbury between November 23 and December 10 2018.
In following weeks, he was charged with burglaries in Geneva, Maple Park, South Elgin and St.
HARDLY any burglaries were solved in some parts of Greater Manchester last year.
TWO men have been arrested following a spate of commercial burglaries and attempted burglaries.
FIGURES have revealed the worst places in Kirklees for burglaries.
According to figures from police, there were 241 burglaries there last year - that's one every 1.5 days.
Despite the frequency a massive 71 per cent of these cases were closed without a suspect even being identified and burglaries made up five percent of all crime inSt Helens Town Centre.
According to the figures, Anglesey had the lowest number of burglaries taking place on the same street.
Findings by The Solar Centre have unveiled the safest counties in the UK when it comes to residential burglaries - along with those which are the worst affected.
TWO burglars have been jailed for a combined 12 years and four months in relation to a string of house burglaries committed across Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
In Nuneaton and Bedworth, the number of burglaries recorded by police in June - the latest figures available - have drastically fallen from the month before.
There were a shocking 181 burglaries reported in Brent in March 2018, making an average of six a day in the borough.
ELDERLY women were left frightened in their own homes after being targeted by two lowlifes in a spate of burglaries.
BY MIRROR REPORTERS FOUR men have been arrested after allegedly being caught with jewellery fleeing a spate of burglaries.