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Synonyms for housebreaking

trespassing for an unlawful purpose

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That was followed by Edinburgh, with 65 child offenders, and North Lanarkshire, with 42 housebreakers aged between 10 and 16.
Housebreakers know hiding places - putting jewellery or cash in a fake tin in the fridge rarely fools them.
If I keep coming up with the goods that is what England wantLooks like Birmingham's Jermaine Pennant spoke to a few housebreakers when he was in prison.
A study by criminologists for the Scottish Executive has shown that housebreakers will often stick to one side of a street after a first burglary.
Almost three quarters (73%) of inmates polled by security firm ADT and prison newspaper Inside Time said they thought judges were too lenient on housebreakers, especially in cases where youngsters were among their victims.
They were hunting for four youths who are known housebreakers but only one was detained after handing himself in.
I take the view that every cloud has a silver lining and this decision is a golden opportunity for housebreakers and a terrible one for elderly homeowners.
West Midlands Police and the Birmingham Crown Prosecution Service explain there was insuffi-cient evidence to charge the other housebreakers, but Mrs Munton avers that Gregg's sentence was an insult to her mother.
Unsuspecting housebreakers Mark Robson and Daniel Conroy burgled a home on Garnet Street, Middlesbrough, not realising it was fitted with camera equipment.
Housebreakers, thieves and criminals involved in dishonesty should be given community punishment instead.
Stick him near the door and he's guaranteed to grab housebreakers (or Steffan Freund) squarely around the neck.
Hardened housebreakers are hardly likely to trust the authorities to ignore a written confession.
No wonder six out of 10 housebreakers in the country escape scot-free while police waste their time on this rubbish.
The family believe housebreakers who raided a nearby home in September may have opened the gate and either taken Corrie or let her out to roam.
Dear housebreakers, the suitcase does not mean I'm heading off for a fortnight in the sun.