At approximately 2:00 p.m. on June 28, 2020, an unidentified male approached a City of Guelph Employee who was conducting Covid-19 screening duties of patrons at the City Hall Splash Pad. The lone male by-passed the line of patrons and coughed deliberately in the face of the Employee.

The suspect is described as 6 feet tall, tanned/sunburned complexion, short blond hair in a brush cut style, orange and white short sleeved polo style shirt and tan or grey shorts.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Constable Carson Skipper at 519-824-1212 ext 7283,, leave an anonymous tip at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at


The Guelph Police Service would like to remind everyone that we are still in the midst of a Global Pandemic. The City of Guelph has taken extra measures to allow the safe usage of public facilities during this pandemic. At this time, like any, being respectful, courteous and kind are traits that Guelph residents are known for. Let’s all strive to be better together during this difficult time.