85-year-old woman confronts burglar inside her Guelph home: police

Guelph police say a woman confronted a burglar in her home on Monday. Matt Carty / Global Guelph

Guelph police say an 85-year-old woman is shaken but not injured after she confronted a burglar inside her north-end home on Monday.

The woman woke up at around 5:30 a.m. to the sound of a window being smashed at her home near Woodlawn and Victoria roads, police said in a news release.

The service explained that she left her bedroom and found a man coming out of her bathroom carrying a tire iron.

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Police were dispatched but the suspect ran out the front door, which had its window broken.

Officers did not make an arrest and no theft was reported.

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Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-824-1212 ext. 7326. Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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