Someone broke into a Guelph home, pooped in dishwasher and left: police

Guelph police are looking for a suspect after someone broke into a home and pooped in the dishwasher. Matt Carty / Global Guelph

Guelph police are investigating a messy situation that has left officers scratching their heads.

According to police, someone broke into a house on Sunday but didn’t steal anything — instead, the culprit pooped on the open dishwasher door and left.

“I’ve never heard of anything like this,” Const. Kyle Grant said.

It happened sometime between 1 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. at a home in the area of Starwood Drive and Eastview Road.

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Police said the suspect got into the house through an unlocked back door while the residents were asleep.

Anyone with information can contact Guelph police at 519-824-1212 ext. 7359.

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Guelph police say this situation serves as a reminder to residents to properly secure their home by locking all doors and windows.

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