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News Release: June 13, 2018

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Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: June 13, 2018
Occurrence Type: Male Arrested After ATM Robbery
Occurrence #: BA18028575
Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 7:00am

On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at approximately 7:00 am police were called to the Scotiabank located at 44 Collier Street, in the City of Barrie, after reports of a robbery.  The victim advised a single male suspect approached him from behind, threatening him and demanding money. The suspect left on foot in an unknown direction with a quantity of cash. The victim was not physically hurt during the incident.

Shortly after 7:00 pm on Tuesday, June 12th, 2017 detectives arrested a 45-year-old Barrie male believed to be responsible for the robbery. The male will attend court early next month to answer to the charge of Robbery with Theft.

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 #: BA18028575
Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180