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Stolen items include photos of deceased daughter

Woman's purse was stolen from her house while she was home, report police
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Guelph police are investigating a break and enter during which photos of the victim’s deceased daughter were stolen.

Approximately 5 a.m. Tuesday, the victim was in her home in the area of Municipal Street and Elson Drive when she heard a noise in the house. She believed it was her husband, then noticed her purse missing and observed two people running down the street.

The purse – described as mustard-coloured with a leopard print – held a digital camera with photos of the victim’s late daughter. Police checked the area but were unable to locate the suspects.

The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Constable Jash Manani at 519-824-1212, ext. 7273, email him at, leave an anonymous message for Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous tip online at