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Flat tire puts end to stolen truck caper

Man found in another jurisdiction changing the tire on a Chevrolet Silverado that had been stolen overnight in Guelph
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A Guelph man was arrested in another jurisdiction Tuesday while changing a flat tire on a vehicle reported stolen from Guelph earlier in the day.

Just after 8 a.m. Tuesday police were called to Park Avenue near Suffolk Street West where a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado had been stolen overnight. Later in the day, police in another jurisdiction reported they had recovered the truck when a man was found attempting to change a flat tire.

A 29-year-old Guelph man was arrested and held for a bail hearing.

Police are still investigating another vehicle reported stolen Tuesday. Officers were called to Grange Road near Watson Parkway North, where a silver 2006 Honda Civic was stolen from a driveway overnight.