Burglary

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Burglary

The act of entering a building unlawfully with the intention of committing a crime, usually but not always theft. Burglary is illegal in nearly every jurisdiction.
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ON THE UP Big results like Saturday's balloon-aided win over Liverpool have lifted Sunderland to seventh in the table A CUT ABOVE Bruce is doing an excellent job at Sunderland but was in the wars at City (inset) when injured following a run-in with a burgler
Aged 20 and in love with a man she knew to be a burgler, Pauline had needed time alone to work out whether or not she wanted a life with him.
Gas engineer Hastings - himself a convicted burgler who had also received a police caution for carrying a knife - denies murdering burglar Williams, 35, and claims he acted in self-defence.
A teenage burgler sells the secrets of Superman's past to Lex Luthor in the tongue-in-cheek drama.
However, the dynamic of de-odoring the mansion also depends on Emily sitting "upright" like an idol in a window as the men, including the member of the "rising generation," "slunk about the house like burglers, sniffing along the base of the brickwork and at the cellar openings" and down into the cellar as they sprinkled lime (123, 122).
Harry and Marv, the dimwitted burglers who terrorise eight–year–old Kevin McCallister when he is accidently left behind by his family, were played by Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern.