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Homeowner confronts suspicious man with tape measure

The suspect claimed he was from the insurance company
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At approximately 5:25 p.m. on Dec. 4, a Woodland Glen Drive resident came upon a male that had entered the home through a sliding door. When confronted, the male was holding a tape measure and tried to say that he was there from the insurance company. He then left the home and got into what was described as a red car with a newer licence plate.

The male was described as white, approximately 40 years, short stature approximately 5'5" to 5'7" tall with a rough complexion and looked tired.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Cst D. Gamsby at 519-824-1212 ext. 7505 or by email Anonymous tips can be left at Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at

A safe community starts with a safe home. Protect yourself and your family with these home safety tips from Guelph Police Investigative Support Services. You can also check out recent break and enter locations by going to our crime mapping page.