Couple face charges following shoplifting incident in Guelph: police – Guelph

A Guelph couple face a variety of charges following a shoplifting arrest Saturday afternoon.

Officers responded to a business on Silvercreek Parkway around 4:30 p.m. after staff recognized a pair of people from a previous theft.

As officers were arriving, they said they saw the pair pushing a cart loaded with more than $1,200 in property from the store.

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They said the pair tried to flee but were found a short distance away after a brief chase on foot.

Police said they found more stolen property as they searched the couple, including perfume and clothing, as well as several small baggies of suspected fentanyl and a spring-loaded knife.

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A 36-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man, both from Guelph, are charged with theft and possession of a controlled substance among other offences.

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