breaking and entering

Definition of "breaking and entering"
  1. Unlawfully entering a building using some amount of force with the intent to commit a crime, though without such intent it can be a different offense
How to use "breaking and entering" in a sentence
  1. During the night, someone committed breaking and entering at the jewelry store.
  2. The store owner suspected breaking and entering due to the broken window and missing items.
  3. The security camera captured the instance of breaking and entering.

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