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Toaster Enthusiast Sought in Shoplifting Incident

Toaster Enthusiast Sought in Shoplifting Incident
February 28th, 2018 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police Service is investigating a shoplifting incident where a male who walked out of a north Barrie retail store did not pay for his cart full of items.

On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 3:45 pm a Loss Prevention Officer (LPO) at Canadian Tire located at 320 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie, observed a male select a toaster and toaster oven, placing them in his cart.  After circling the store, the male left through the front doors making no attempt to pay for the items. He was approached by the LPO in the parking lot but fled on foot once told he was under arrest.

Police are still continuing their investigation at this time. Anyone who may have information is asked to please contact PC G Brickell of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2520 or email at gbrickell@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 #: BA18008818

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180