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Power tools stolen from house under renovation

Police say the tools were valued at roughly $1,600
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Guelph police are investigating after a quantity of tools were stolen from a home under renovation last weekend.

Police were called about 10:45 a.m. Sunday to the home near Wellington Street West and Edinburgh Road South. The homeowners had left the property approximately 5 p.m. Saturday and came back the next morning to find a rear window had been forced open.

A quantity of power tools had been stolen from various rooms in the house. The total value is approximately $1,600.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Cst. John Hunt at 519-824-1212, ext. 7359, email him at, leave an anonymous tip for Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous tip online at