Phrasal verbs related to crime

Break into
Enter a building or car by using force, in order to steal something
Someone broke into my car and stole the radio.

Tip off
Warn somebody about something that is going to happen, especially something illegal
Two men were arrested after police were tipped off about the raid.

Stake out
Watch a place secretly, especially for signs of illegal activity
Detectives had been staking out the house for several weeks.

Bring in
Bring somebody to a police station in order to ask them questions or arrest them
Two men were brought in for questioning.

Lock up
Put someone in prison
Rapists should be locked up.

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