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News Release: February 7, 2018

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News Release

Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: February 7, 2018
Occurrence Type: Suspect Arrested and Charged Following Lakeshore Robbery
Occurrence #: BA17034171
Date: Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:00pm

Investigators with Barrie Police Criminal Investigative Services have arrested and charged an 18-year-old male from Barrie with two counts of Robbery, following a robbery on July 11, 2017.

On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, just before 1:00 a.m., four suspects were captured on video surveillance robbing two youths, just outside the city marina, on Lakeshore Drive, in the City of Barrie. The suspects robbed the youths of their personal belongings and fled the area on foot.

Investigators have identified all the suspects involved and have deemed that the handgun used during the incident was a pellet gun.

The victims did not sustain any physical injuries.

The accused was released from police custody on a Promise to Appear and will appear in a Barrie Court of Justice on March, 12, 2018.

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Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford # 7419
Occurrence: BA17034171