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forced entry

noun as in break in

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The police say they believe that around this time “forced entry was made into the parsonage and a violent struggle ensued.”

They followed Weber into the rectory to find Freed sprawled and unresponsive, amid signs of a forced entry and a violent struggle.

Police determined there was no forced entry, but his computer and watches were missing, and his safe was open.

According to Patridge, there was no forced entry into her home.

Also, there was no sign of forced entry, suggesting Mess knew the killer or killers.

But, in another minute, a slight rustling sound drawing her eyes to a window, she saw Ireton preparing to make a forced entry.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to forced entry, such as: burglary, robbery, housebreaking, and breaking and entering.

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