Guelph man who left trail of blood charged for break and enter

Investigators say a man was initially involved in an argument and later returned to break into an apartment unit.
Guelph police cruiser in file photo. Matt Carty / Global Guelph

A man from Guelph, Ont., is facing charges after leaving a trail of blood for police to follow.

Guelph police say a man was involved in an argument at an apartment complex on Silvercreek Parkway North Monday night around 7:15.

Officers arrived to find a trail of blood down a stairwell and out the building. The trail led police to a man with an injured hand that was the result of punching a glass window.

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He was taken to hospital to be treated and later released.

Investigators say the man returned to the apartment complex and tried to break into a unit.

The 38-year-old was arrested and is scheduled to appear in court Aug. 19.

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