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Investigation Launched into a Couple of Quick Hand Thieves

Investigation Launched into a Couple of Quick Hand Thieves
January 31st, 2018 - Police & the Community

On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 just after 2:00 pm an unknown male and female attended three (3) stores, Le Chateau, RW & Co and Sport Chek, located in the Georgian Mall at 509 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. At all three (3) locations, the two (2) suspects moved swiftly and in unison selecting multiple high priced items including brand name sunglasses and clothing, concealing them and fleeing from the store. In each instance the suspects were caught on surveillance for less than three (3) minutes before executing their crime and exiting.

The total cost of stolen merchandise from all locations is excess $8000.00 before taxes which occurred in less than 15 minutes total time the couple were in the mall. 

Reports from employees who had briefly interacted with the female state she had an accent that could possibly of been French. 

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC D Edgar of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2591 or email at dedgar@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Occurrence #: BA18005004/BA18005014/BA18005015

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

See more photos below of both the male and female.


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