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Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Police searching for armed robbery suspect
February 19th, 2019 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred at a convenience store on Innisfil Street in Barrie last week.

On Friday, February 15, 2019, just before 6:00 p.m., the suspect entered a convenience store in a small plaza on Innisfil Street in Barrie. The suspect entered the store alone, walked behind the counter and displayed a weapon, demanding the clerk lay down on the ground.  The suspect then obtained a quantity of cash and cigarettes before fleeing on foot. The employee was not physically injured as a result of the incident.

Police are seeking the assistance of the community in identifying the suspect.

The suspect is described as:

  • Younger male (adult age)
  • Tall with a slim build
  • Wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, with a black mask over his face, black pants with a Nike logo on the thigh, gloves and black shoes.

Investigating officers are asking anyone who may have information to please contact Detective Constable Armstrong of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2586 or tarmstrong@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 #: BA19008904
Prepared by:   Jennett Mays
                       Corporate Communications Coordinator

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