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home invasion

n.
Burglary of a dwelling while the residents are at home.
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home invasion

n
(Law) Austral and NZ aggravated burglary
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.home invasion - burglary of a dwelling while the residents are at home
break-in, breaking and entering, housebreaking - trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent
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Fleming was also charged with home invasion with a dangerous weapon a .22 caliber handgun, felony possession of a firearm, and discharging a firearm during a home invasion.
This was also four days after McIntyre pleaded guilty to two charges of aggravated robbery for his role in the home invasion.
Two men convicted in March of a string of violent home invasion robberies will be locked up for the rest of their lives.
WBRZ, the ABC affiliate in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, reported on July 18 about a violent home invasion in Zachary, Louisiana.
RISALPUR -- Unknown robbers looted five tolay gold along with Rs 0.2 million during home invasion robbery in the area Zandobanda, here on Monday.
There have been no arrests in the apparent home invasion. Acting Senior Police Superintendent Joanne Archie said Wednesday that investigators are "following every possible lead" in Tobago, the smaller and less developed of the two islands that make up the twin-island Caribbean nation off the coast of Venezuela.
WORCESTER -- A man accused of striking a teenager in the head with the barrel of a shotgun while he committed a home invasion in November was ordered held without bail for at least another four months after a dangerousness hearing Tuesday.
Dubai: London Metropolitan Police have rounded up a number of suspects on the heels of a violent home invasion and robbery of an Emirati couple on Tuesday in central London.
Sandy, UT, November 14, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Next Wednesday, Personal Mastery Martial Arts will be offering an Anti Home Invasion course to Utah families.

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