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Police searching for armed robbery suspects

Police searching for armed robbery suspects
April 5th, 2019 - Police & the Community

On Thursday, April 4th, shortly after 1:00 p.m., Barrie Police responded to a reported robbery at the Freedom Mobile located at 555 Essa Road. Two males entered the store with their faces covered and threatened the lone employee with a knife, demanding inventory from the store. The employee did the right thing and complied with their demands, and the suspects made off with a quantity of inventory.  They got into a waiting vehicle and fled the plaza. The employee did not sustain any physical injuries.

The updated suspect description is:

Suspect #1:

  • Male, East Indian, aged 20 – 25 years
  • 5’5” to 5’6” tall
  • Black hair, brown eyes, medium build
  • Wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt

Suspect #2:

  • Male, East Indian, aged 20 – 25 years
  • 5’7” to 5’8” tall
  • Spikey hair, and facial hair
  • Wearing a red hoodie, with a grey face covering and red/black running shoes with a white coloured sole

Vehicle description:

  • A black Dodge Charger, with unique rims

Additional information and possible updated photographs may be available as the investigation continues and additional canvasing is carried out.

Police are encouraging anyone with information to contact  Barrie Police Investigative Services at 705-725-7025 Ext.2129. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com.

Occurrence #: BA19018041

Prepared by:   Jennett Mays
                       Corporate Communications Coordinator

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