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$6K toothbrush heist: These thieves are really committed to oral hygiene

Guelph police say suspects stole more than $6K worth of toothbrushes last month, got away by the skin of their teeth
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This is the photo of the suspected toothbrush thieves provided by Guelph Police Service. (Supplied)

Brace yourself, a rather bizarre shoplifting incident has Guelph Police Service working to ensure the culprits don't make a clean getaway. 

The root of the crime is this: A pair of shoplifters stole dozens and dozens of toothbrushes worth a total of $6,204.40 at 10:30 p.m. March 25.

Police have released a photo (a.k.a. 'tooth pics') of the suspects, who were seen leaving in a not-so-flossy small, black, four-door motor vehicle. Trying to find the make, model and licence plate number has been like pulling teeth.

You know the drill, anyone with information is asked to contact Const. J. Knox at 519-824-1212, ext. 7363 or Anonymous information can be left by phoning Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online. You may be eligible for a cash reward (or plaque).