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Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: June 14, 2018
Occurrence Type: Three Youths Sought Following Two Thefts at Hudson’s Bay
Occurrence #: BA18027884
Date: Friday, June 8, 2018 - 8:00pm

The Barrie Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three males following two separate thefts.

On Friday, June 8, 2018, police were called to Hudson’s Bay, located at 465 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie, for a report of a theft. The three suspects had been observed selecting various men’s clothing and fragrances. While walking throughout the store the suspects had been observed discarding security tags from the items they had selected. There was no attempt made to pay for the items, and as they exited the store they were stopped by security. All three quickly fled on foot across the parking lot towards Livingston Street, East.   

It is believed the same group of males attended the store on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, and fled with over $500.00 in stolen merchandise. The suspects are described as; male, white and between the ages of 15 and 18 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Minke of the Barrie Police Service at jminke@barriepolice.ca or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com 

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence # BA18027884