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Suspects Sought Following Theft at Shoppers Drug Mart

 Suspects Sought Following Theft at Shoppers Drug Mart
June 13th, 2018 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police have recently received photos from a theft that occurred on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Shoppers Drug Mart, located at 420 Essa Road, in the City of Barrie.

Video surveillance captured two men entering the store minutes apart from one another. While in the cosmetics department the one male engaged an employee in conversation with the intent to distract her. At this time,the second male was observed on video surveillance quickly removing 19 boxes of perfume from the shelf and placing them into a bag he had been carrying. The two men were able to leave the store without alerting staff or security, and fled the area in an unkown direction. 

The suspects are described as;

Suspect # 1

  • Male (35 to 45 yrs.)
  • Medium build, 6’
  • Short brown hair
  • Wearing a “Blue Jays” shirt, dark blue pants, and black/white shoes and carrying a black/red jacket.

Suspect # 2

  • Male (35 to 45 yrs.)
  • Medium build, 5’10
  • Short black hair
  • Dark goatee
  • Wearing a blue “Polo” shirt, black pants, black jacket, dress shoes and carrying a black bag.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Knight of the Barrie Police Service at (705) 725-7025 ext.2534 jknight@barriepolice.ca or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com 

 Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
 Occurrence # BA18028723