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You would not - but this is a civil matter. The Police deal with criminal law.
They should arrest the tenant for criminal damage.But they may (and appear to do) consider this to be a civil matter.
But I don't think ordinarily you would need a Court order. The tenant has surrendered.
But you can apply for a Court order using form N5:
You can also include loss and damage. Remember to highlight that the tenant surrendered and has broke in again.
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You can have one if you wish. I would recommend a public access Barrister which you can find at:
The cost of the Court order is £308 plus legal fees.
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