December 6, 2018 1:46 pm

Victim spots stolen tools on Kijiji days after theft: Guelph police

Police said the victim noticed the missing tools being advertised on the website Kijiji.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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Guelph police say a 30-year-old man is facing charges after stolen tools were spotted on Kijiji days after they were taken from a business in the city’s north end.

Police said about $2,000 worth of tools were stolen during a break-in on Massey Road.

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Police said a few days later, the victim noticed the tools being advertised on the website and called investigators.

A search warrant was conducted on Dec. 2 at a home on June Avenue where police found the stolen tools. They were then returned to the victim.

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Police arrested the suspect on Wednesday and charged him with possession of stolen property.

He will make a court appearance in January.

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