Daily News Release


News Release: March 16, 2018

News releases are prepared by Corporate Communications Officers. The releases provide information to the various media outlets and facilitate the dissemination of information to the community we serve.

For inquires on daily news releases or general media inquires please contact Corporate Communications at (705) 725-7025 ext. 2926 or info@barriepolice.ca

News Release

Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: March 16, 2018
Occurrence Type: Early Morning Street Robbery
Occurrence #: BA18012452
Date: Friday, March 16, 2018 - 6:40am

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance following an early morning street robbery, which occurred just before 7:00 a.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018.

The victim had been walking on Mary Street, south of Dunlop Street, in the City of Barrie, when he was attacked by a woman. The suspect stabbed the victim in the lower leg and robbed him of his personal belongings, and fled the area on foot. The victim was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspect is described as;

  • Female, white
  • 5’5” – 5’6”
  • Facial complexion described as having pockmarks/facial holes
  • Wearing a red hoodie and jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Barrie Police Criminal Investigative Services at 705-725-7025, ext. 2129, or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.ca 

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA18012452