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Police Seek ID in Grocery Store Theft

Police Seek ID in Grocery Store Theft
October 9th, 2018 - Police & the Community

On Sunday September 9th, 2018 at approximately 3:50 pm an unknown suspect entered Loblaws located at 472 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.  He was observed by a Loss Prevention Officer (LPO) concealing four packages of baby formula in a re-usable grocery bag. The suspect left the store making no attempt to pay for the concealed items and was immediately approached by Loss Prevention.  The suspect realized he had been caught and dropped the bag of goods before fleeing on foot out of sight.  Police learned the male had also stole candy, meat and other food items totaling over $225.00.

Suspect Description:

  • Male, white
  • 30 to 40-years-old
  • Short blonde or grey hair
  • Approximately 6' tall and 180lbs
  • Wearing a black leather jacket, white t-shirt, blue jeans and black shoes

Investigating officers are asking anyone who may have information to please contact Constable N Petersen of the Barrie Police Service at 7573@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 #: BA18045487

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180