Police & the Community


Male Caught Stealing Hands Over Item But Bolts

Male Caught Stealing Hands Over Item But Bolts
February 2nd, 2017 - Police & the Community

On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 at 4:00pm an unknown male was observed concealing an item in the cosmetic department of Zehrs located at 620 Yonge Street, in the City of Barrie. Upon leaving the store with the item in his pocket, he was approached by loss prevention and placed under arrest.  The male handed over the stolen item and complied with the arrest by coming back in the store to await police.  Once inside nearing the cash area, the suspect turned and fled back out of the store and across the parking lot out of sight.

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information on the identity of the male to please contact PCR Trollope of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2694 or email at rtrollope@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Occurrence #: BA17005521

Prepared by: PC Nicole Rodgers