Over $3K worth of cosmetics shoplifted from business in Guelph by pair: police

Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Matt Carty / Global Guelph

Guelph police say thousands of dollars’ worth of cosmetics were shoplifted from a business in the city’s north end last weekend.

In a release, police say a man and woman came into a business on Woolwich Street at Speedvale Avenue West one at a time, before meeting up inside.

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They say more than 100 items worth over $3,100 were put into a bag the woman was carrying before the pair left the shop.

Police describe the male suspect as having a thin black beard and he was said to be wearing a black sweater and black and white camouflage toque.

They reported that the woman had black hair and was wearing a black dress, a black puffy coat and a surgical mask and carrying a green bag.

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Police believe the bag was may have been lined with something as the security alarm was not triggered.

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They are asking anyone with information to call Const. Dan Urbshas at 519-824-1212 ext. 7240, email him at, leave an anonymous message for Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous tip online.

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