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Legal Information: North Carolina

Statutes: North Carolina

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Updated: 
October 13, 2020

14-53. Breaking out of dwelling house burglary

If any person shall enter the dwelling house of another with intent to commit any felony or larceny therein, or being in such dwelling house, shall commit any felony or larceny therein, and shall, in either case, break out of such dwelling house in the nighttime, such person shall be punished as a Class D felon.