Update: Sunday, May 22, 2016
Investigators from the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit arrested a 22 year-old male from Alliston in connection to the robbery that took place on Saturday night.
The male has been charged with; robbery, possession of property obtained by crime and theft under $5,000. The further charges stem as the motor vehicle in which he was operating was reported stolen from the GTA area days prior.
The male is also wanted on an outstanding warrant with South Simcoe Police Service, therefore will be held for bail.
On Saturday, May 21, 2016, just before 7:00 p.m., a male entered Starbucks located in the Walmart Plaza near Mapleview Drive and Highway 400, in the City of Barrie.
The male brandished a knife and demanded money. He ran out of the store and fled the area in a vehicle believed to be a Toyota Matrix hatchback, grey in colour. The drivers side door was orange and red in colour.
The investigation is ongoing.
The male is described as;
• Approximately late 20`s to early 30`s
• Medium build, 5'9
• Brown goatee
• Wearing a green and black camouflage hooded jacket and blue jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to call Barrie Police Investigative Services at 705-725-7025 Ext. 2129 or call Crime Stoppers and remain anonymous at 1-800-222-TIPS or visit www.tipsubmit.ca