Exclusive: Covid-19 sparks huge boost in downtown commercial break-ins: Cops

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COVID-19 commercial burglars aren’t taking a pandemic break on closed downtown businesses, crime statistics show. There has been a 47% increase in Commercial Break and Enters (CBEs) between Jan. 1 and April 14 this year, compared to last year, a 52 Division report stated. In the first quarter last year, there were 104 CBEs, compared to 153 reported this year.