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ARRESTED: Police Seeking Suspect in Possession of Stolen Bank Card

ARRESTED: Police Seeking Suspect in Possession of Stolen Bank Card
February 15th, 2017 - Police & the Community

(Update) Tuesday, February, 28, 2017

The Barrie Police Service received multiple tips on the identity of a male wanted in relation to a theft that occurred at Georgian College, which resulted in fraudulent transactions on the victims debit card.

A 19-year-old Meaford man has been arrested and charged with; Theft and Fraud Under $5000 and two counts of Breach Probation. The male is scheduled to appear in a bail court in Barrie. 

Police would like to remind people that their identity can remain anonymous when submitting a tip to Crime Stoppers. Tips can be submitted by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.tipsubmit.com  

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect responsible for a theft that occurred at Georgian College, in the City of Barrie, on Tuesday February 14, just after 5:00 p.m.

The victim had been at the Georgian College library when his backpack was stolen; which contained personal items including a bank card. Shortly after the theft the victims’ bank card was utilized within the college and a convenience store. Further investigation led police to the nearby convenience store, which provided video surveillance of a male believed to be in possession of the stolen bank card.

The investigation is ongoing

The suspect is described as;

  • Male, White
  • 18 to 20 years
  • Dark hair
  • Wearing a red baseball hat, black jacket, and black shoes, carrying a red backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Edgar of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext.2591, dedgar@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: BA17007757