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News Release - Daytime Edition: February 16, 2017

In an effort to keep the media informed as to police investigations occurring within the City of Barrie, we are providing this current information to members of the media for release to the general public.

If you have need of further information or clarification in relation to this press release, please contact:

Corporate Communications
705-725-7025 Ext. #2926

News Release - Daytime Edition

Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: February 16, 2017
Occurrence Type: Stolen Vehicle
Occurrence #: BA17007845
Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 7:51am

On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle from Enterprise Rent-A-Car located on Dunlop Street, West, in the City of Barrie.

Just before 8:00 a.m. a rental vehicle had been left idling in the parking lot, and within minutes a male was observed entering the vehicle and quickly driving away. The vehicle was last seen traveling eastbound on Dunlop Street, then onto Hwy 400 northbound.

The suspect is described as;

  • Male, white
  • 50 to 55 years old
  • Wearing all dark clothing

The Vehicle is described as;

  • 2016 Grey 4-door Hyundai Accent
  • Ontario licence plate "BZCW 149"

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Welten of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext.2711, cwelten@barriepolice.ca or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17007845