Police still searching for gun used in early morning break-in

GUELPH/ERAMOSA – Police are still searching for a gun used by one of two suspects in an early morning break-in here.

On April 28 at about 2:45am, Wellington County OPP responded to a report of a break and enter in progress at a vacant residence on Highway 7 near Jones Baseline in Guelph/Eramosa Township.

Police say two men were in the residence and one was armed with a handgun.

With assistance from Guelph and Halton police officers, the OPP set up containment of the area while its Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Canine Unit conducted a search of the scene.

“One suspect was located and taken into custody,” police stated in a press release.

“The second suspect, described as male, wearing a black hoodie, a surgical mask and armed with a handgun, remains outstanding.”

Police later stated the second suspect “was located in the area a few hours later and taken into custody,” but the gun has not been located.

Anyone with information about this incident can contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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