Woman charged after sword used during robbery

GUELPH – A Guelph woman faces charges after she brandished a sword during a robbery.

On May 25 a female victim attended the Guelph Police station to report the incident. 

“She said earlier that day a female known to her came to the victim’s residence in the downtown area armed with a Samurai-style sword,” Guelph Police stated in a June 1 press release. “She held the sword to the victim’s throat while demanding cash, causing several small cuts to her throat. The female fled with a small amount of cash.”

On June 1 at about 12:35am a woman was arrested at an address on Woolwich Street. A 26-year-old Guelph woman was charged with robbery and breach of probation. She is to appear in Guelph court on July 15.