CRIME OF THE WEEK – MAY 08, 2023 – Arson

(CITY OF GUELPH) At approximately 5:10pm on Wednesday April 26th, 2023, an act of arson occurred at a location near Eramosa Road and Stevenson Street North in Guelph.

Flames and smoke were observed coming from a boat that was parked in a business parking lot. Once the fire was extinguished, items found inside included a barbecue lighter, rags, and an empty bottle of alcohol. The damage caused is estimated at $10.000.

The suspects are described as one male, wearing a red jacket over a white hoodie, grey track pants and a backpack, and one female, wearing all black clothing and a backpack.

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