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Thieves reportedly cut hole in building to gain access

Cash and cell phones were taken from a north end business, say police
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Guelph police are investigating two commercial break and enters, including one in which the suspects cut a hole in the building to gain access.

On Monday morning police were called to a commercial building on Woodlawn Road West near Nicklin Road. Staff reported they arrived to work to find a hole cut in the side of the building. Officers observed metal siding had been removed and a hole cut in the drywall underneath allowing access.

Cash and three company cell phones were stolen.

On Tuesday morning, approximately 3:50 a.m., police were dispatched to an alarm call at a business on Woodlawn Road West near Silvercreek Parkway North and arrived to find a large window smashed and a back door open. It is unknown at this time if anything was stolen.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Gueplh police at 519-824-1212 , leave an anonymous message for Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous tip online at