Guelph police are trying to track down a man they say shoplifted $820.56 worth of merchandise from a store Friday afternoon near the intersection of Woodlawn Road and Woolwich Street.
Police say Loss Prevention Officers from the store confronted the suspect in the parking lot at around 3:30 p.m. when he came out of the store.
The culprit then reportedly told security that he had a knife before running away.
Police responded to the scene a short time later were unable to track down the suspect.
He’s described as white, in his 50s or 60s, with a slim build. He was wearing a yellow and black snowmobile jacket with black and white checkers, a grey hoodie and blue jeans.
An adult female was also observed entering the store with the male. She’s described as white, in her 30s or 40s, with long brown hair tied back in a ponytail and wearing sunglasses and a red knee-length jacket with fur around the hood, black pants and white sneakers
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Constable Laura Bernhardt at (519) 824-1212 ext. 7366, email her at email@example.com, leave an anonymous tip at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.