Stolen transport truck taken on a joyride around Guelph: police

Guelph police say someone took a transport truck on a joyride. Matt Carty / Global Guelph

Guelph police say they are trying to track down a thief who reportedly stole a transport truck and took it on a joyride around the city early Tuesday morning.

A business owner called police just before 6 a.m. to report that a truck and trailer had been taken from the Eramosa Road business overnight.

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Using its onboard GPS, the truck was found parked behind a business on Silvercreek Parkway just before 6:30 a.m.

Police said the truck had been stolen at around 12:30 a.m. and driven to several locations around Guelph before pulling into a commercial property on Highway 6 just north of the city.

The trailer suffered some damage after it hit a light standard at the property, police said.

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Police did not comment on any details surrounding a suspect, but said the theft remains under investigation.

Anyone with information can call police at 519-824-1212 ext. 7540. Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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