The man who carried out a robbery at the Comfort Inn on Silvercreek Pkwy North has been arrested.

In the early morning hours of Monday, a police patrol officer located a stolen U-Haul Truck parked in a retail parking lot in the south end of Guelph. 

With the assistance of several other officers, the two people located inside the truck were arrested, police said in a press release on Tuesday.

A black semi-automatic CO2 pistol and several canisters of pepper spray were seized from the truck.

A 32-year-old Windsor male was charged for the robbery with a firearm, wearing a disguise with intent, pointing a firearm, having dangerous weapons and for possession of stolen property worth over $5,000.

A 30-year-old Windsor female is charged with Possession of Stolen Property Over $5,000 and has warrants from London and Chatham Kent.

Both will appear in bail court on Wednesday.

On the morning of June 22, Guelph Police responded to an armed robbery at the Comfort Inn.

A male entered the hotel and brandished a handgun while holding up the front desk clerk. A small amount of cash was taken.  

Police say they would like to thank members of the public for their assistance in this matter.

Several people told The Post on Monday that they witnessed an early morning “standoff” between police and individuals inside a vehicle in a Walmart parking lot, but it is was not immediately clear if it was this incident the witnesses saw.


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