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§ 99-3-11. Arresting officer or person may break into house.
 

To make an arrest an officer or private person, after notice of his office and object, if admittance is refused, may break open a window or outer or inner door of any dwelling or house in which he has reason to believe the offender may be found. 
 

Sources: Codes, 1857, ch. 64, art. 277; 1871, § 2777; 1880, § 3027; 1892, § 1376; 1906, § 1448; Hemingway's 1917, § 1205; 1930, § 1228; 1942, § 2471.