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Suspect Stopped After Stealing Suds and Meat

Suspect Stopped After Stealing Suds and Meat
January 21st, 2019 - Police & the Community

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

On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at 7:24 p.m., police responded to a grocery store located on Yonge Street after a male selected some meat and beer and then attempted to leave without paying for the items. When approached by Loss Prevention Officers (LPO) outside the store and placed under arrest, the male surrendered the cart containing the stolen items and ran across the parking lot.

The suspect is described as male white, approximately 40 years of age and was wearing a black toque, black jacket, black pants and a red sweater underneath the jacket.

Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact Constable Peterson of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2764 or by email at 7573@barriepolice.ca. You can also 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: BA19002975