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Detectives Looking to ID Robbery Suspect

Detectives Looking to ID Robbery Suspect
May 23rd, 2018 - Police & the Community

On Friday, May 4th, 2018 at 10:50 am Barrie Police Service received a call from the employee working at Ultramar located at 90 Mapleview Drive East, in the City of Barrie, after a robbery had occurred.  

The employee advised a male entered the store with a mask covering his face and handed a note over the counter. No weapon was seen, however he did keep his hand in his pocket alluding a weapon was present. When the male spoke, the employee noted an accent however it is unclear the origin at this time. The male collected a small quantity of cash and cigarettes before fleeing west on Mapleview Drive East in a dark coloured Jeep Cherokee.  The employee was not physically harmed in the incident.


  • Male, dark complexion
  • 5'8" to 5'10"
  • 150 to 170lbs and slender build
  • 40 to 50-years-old
  • Wearing a beige ball cap, green hospital mask, black puffy jacket, tan button up shirt, light blue jeans and red Nike running shoes

Vehicle Description:

  • 2016-2018 Jeep Cherokee
  • Black
  • Unknown licence plates

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact Detective M Velema or Detective M Rasmussens of the Barrie Police Criminal Investigative Division at 705-725-7025 ext. 2607. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com

The Barrie Police Service reminds business owners of the importance of maintaining and updating video surveillance equipment. Quality images helps to identify suspects, and can aid in arrests and have a tremendous impact during court proceedings.

Occurrence #: BA18020802

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

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