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Family members distract employees as father steals chair, police say

In this Crime of the Week, the suspects got into a black SUV or pickup truck with a cab on the back

At approximately 6:30 p.m. on Monday Nov. 5, 2018, a theft occurred from a store located at Stone Road Mall in Guelph. The suspects involved consisted of a family of four; a mother, a father, son and daughter.

(It is alleged that) employees were distracted by three of the family members, which allowed the father to make the steal. Stolen was a chair valued at $440. The family was last seen getting into a vehicle, which is described as either a black SUV, or black pickup truck with a cab on the back.

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