Police in Guelph are investigating after four parking meters and a garbage container were stolen from a downtown parking lot early Thursday.
Each parking meter is valued at $1,000 and contained an estimated $100 in coins. The garbage container was used to transport the stolen parking meters.
The parking meters were cut down, police said.
Police could not confirm the exact location, but said it was near the intersection of Norfolk Street and Paisley Street. There is a nearby parking lot with meters at the main branch of the Guelph Public Library.
The theft happened at 4 a.m. on Thursday morning and was caught on video, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-824-1212 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.