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Investigators Seeking Suspects Identity Following Several Thefts from Shoppers Drug Mart

Investigators Seeking Suspects Identity Following Several Thefts from Shoppers Drug Mart
July 31st, 2018 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft in the City of Barrie.

On Sunday, July 22, 2018, a theft occurred at Shoppers Drug Mart, located at 420 Essa Road. An employee discovered that numerous boxes of perfume, with an estimated value of $3500 had been stolen. Employees at the store provided police with a description of the suspect.

Investigators believe the suspect is responsible for similar distraction thefts that occurred  on June 10 and July 9, 2018, at various Shoppers Drug Mart's throughout the city. (To view related occurrences click on above dates)

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspect is described as;

  • Male (35 to 45 yrs.)
  • Medium build, 5’10
  • Short black hair
  • Dark goatee
  • Wearing glasses, a dark long sleeve shirt, and black pants and carrying a black bag.

Anyone with information that may be able to assist with his identity is asked to contact Constable Howlett of the Barrie Police Service at (705) 725-7025 ext. 2638, thowlett@barriepolice.ca or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com 

 Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
 Occurrence # BA18036429