Police & the Community


Police Investigate Theft of Nail Gun

Police Investigate Theft of Nail Gun
October 23rd, 2018 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was reported in the City of Barrie.

On Friday, October 19, 2018, police attended to the Canadian Tire Store located at 320 Bayfield Street after it was determined that a male had left the store without paying for a boxed power tool.

After a review closed circuit television (CCTV), store security confirmed that on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 11:15 a.m., a lone male suspect left the store without paying for a Bostitch Roofing style nail gun. The nail gun is powered by compressed air and is valued in excess of $350.

The suspect is described as male white, approximately 20 years, thin build, dark hair with sideburns, grey baseball cap on backwards, black hoody with the letters "SJ", backpack, black pants and black boots.

Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact Constable Todd of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2775 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com

Prepared by: Peter Leon
                     Corporate Communications Coordinator

Occurrence: BA18052651