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Female Sought for Credit Card Fraud South of the City

Female Sought for Credit Card Fraud South of the City
July 25th, 2018 - Police & the Community

A lengthy investigation has led Barrie Police to seek public assistance to identify a female responsible for a fraud using a stolen credit card.

On Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at approximately 6:40 pm the victim was shopping at Zehrs located at 607 Cundles Road East, in the City of Barrie.  Upon approaching the register to pay for her groceries, she realized her purse had been opened and her wallet stolen. A short time later the victim received a call from her bank advising there was suspicious activity on her credit card.  It was determined the card was used six (6) times, totaling over $300.00, at the Canadian Tire Gas Bar located at the ONroute in Innisfil. An attempt was then made at a Shoppers Drug Mart in North York, which is when the bank froze the card.

Description:

  • Female, dark complexion
  • Approximately 20 to 25-years-old
  • Long, dark hair
  • Wearing a light brown or gold winter jacket

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact Constable C. Brown at 705-725-7025 ext. 2588 or cbrown@barriepolice.ca . Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at P3 Tips.

Occurrence #: BA18014840

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180