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Arrest Made Following Theft of Advil from Mac's

Arrest Made Following Theft of Advil from Mac's
March 1st, 2017 - Police & the Community

(Update) Friday, March 10, 2017

The Barrie Police have arrested a 32-year-old Barrie man following a theft of Advil from a Mac's Convenience Store on Sunday, February 19, 2017. Police followed up on an anonymous tips and the male was located downtown, Barrie.

The 32-year-old has been charged with; Theft Under $5,000 and two counts of Breach of Probation. He is scheduled to appear in a Barrie court in March.

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Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419

Barrie Police have obtained video surveillance of a theft of over-the-counter medication from a convenience store and are looking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect.

On Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 1:20am a male entered the Mac's Convenience Store located at 151 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.  He selected a bottle of Tylenol and two bottles of Advil concealing them in his pant pocket. He was confronted by the store staff and he pulled the Tylenol bottle out placing it back on the shelf before leaving the store with the two Advil bottles.

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information on the identity of this male to please contact PC B Hayes of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2570 or email at bhayes@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 #: BA17008503

Prepared by: PC Nicole Rodgers