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Thieves make off with tools and wire from south end construction site

Incident happened sometime overnight Wednesday
Guelph Police
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Tools and wire worth more than $5,000 were stolen late Wednesday or early Thursday from a south end construction site.

Just after 8 a.m. Thursday, the Guelph police were called to the site near Laird Road and Quarterman Road. Sometime overnight, someone cut a lock to access a storage container, then cut another lock to access a second container inside.

Stolen items included five coils of wire, two cordless bandsaws, two drills and other tools.

The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Const. Michael Nixon at 519-824-1212, ext. 7028, email him at, leave an anonymous tip for Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous tip online at