Definición de distraction burglary en inglés:

distraction burglary

Saltos de línea: dis|trac¦tion burg|lary

sustantivo

British
An instance of gaining access to a property under false pretences, with the intention of committing theft: two thieves pretending to be from the Water Board have carried out a string of distraction burglaries in the area
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Clear links have been established between doorstep cold-calling and crimes such as distraction burglaries, where crooks con their way into someone's home under false pretences.
  • A trial scheme in Cambridgeshire has cut the incidence of distraction burglaries by a ninth (11%) since it was set up two years ago.
  • Police officers are also warning elderly people to be on their guard tonight because Halloween can be rife with people committing distraction burglaries.

Derivativos

distraction burglar

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A total ban on all doorstep selling for property repairs will be the only sure way to protect older people from rogue traders and distraction burglars.
  • Three distraction burglars were disturbed during an offence but still managed to escape with the money.
  • He arrested a distraction burglar who targeted his neighbour's home.

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