Gone in 60 seconds: thieves pilfer $60,000 in merch from Guelph retailer in only a minute

Guelph police say thieves used a sledgehammer to access a Guelph business to gain access to a local mall before making off with $60,000 in merchandise over the weekend.

According to police, officers were called to Stone Road Mall at around 4:45 am Sunday after receiving a call from security.

They say a group of four men used the sledgehammer to gain access to the mall before accessing an unnamed store inside the mall.

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Police say that in less than a minute, the men were able to grab the loot and make their escape.

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The men were said to be dressed in hoodies, sweatpants and gloves. One was carrying a sledgehammer while another brought plastic bins which were used to carry the products.

The suspects fled the scene in a white SUV.

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