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Thief bundles up in stolen merchandise

Thief bundles up in stolen merchandise
December 13th, 2018 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police are looking to identify a man who stole more than $1,300 worth of winter outerwear from a south-end Barrie sporting goods store.

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, just after 4:00 p.m., a man was seen running out of the store with a quantity of clothing without making any attempt to pay for the items, which included numerous winter jackets and winter pants. A review of the store’s security footage showed the suspect selecting numerous jackets and pants from the racks, before exiting the store.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male, white
  • Short brown hair, balding on top, with a thin beard/moustache
  • Wearing a three-quarter length black wither jacket with a hood, khaki pants, winter boots
  • Carrying a white cell phone

Investigating officers are asking anyone who may have information to please contact Constable P. Matte of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2557 or pmatte@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com.

Occurrence #: BA18061937
Prepared by:   Jennett Mays, Corporate Communications Coordinator

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