Guelph police are looking for the man who knocked over a woman and stole her purse in the Edinburgh/Stone Road area last night. It happened just before 9.
The suspect is described as black, about 6-2 with a heavy build. He was wearing a black ski jacket, black toque, jeans and black boots.
A 43 year old Guelph man is charged with arson, mischief and possession of incendiary material after he was caught trying to set a car on fire early yesterday morning.
Police say the cars owner saw the man in a lane-way trying to get the fire started. The man left but police were able to locate and arrest him.
It didn’t take long for Guelph police to ID a man from a description given by a business owner who had a laptop stolen from his downtown shop.
The suspect was already under investigation for a separate matter.
The 29 year old is now facing theft charges on top of assault, uttering threats and probation charges.