Police & the Community


Fleeing Shoplifter Sought

Fleeing Shoplifter Sought
August 31st, 2018 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police is looking to identify a male suspect after he fled from a Loss Prevention Officer (LPO) following his arrest outside the store.

On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at 1:00 pm the LPO from No Frills located at 165 Wellington Street West, in the City of Barrie, contacted police after arresting a shoplifter. The LPO was able to only provide police with video surveillance of the suspect as the male pulled away during the arrest and fled on foot.  The LPO was able to recover a bottle of Axe body spray as well as a box of cookies from the suspect’s bag and at this time investigators are unsure of other stolen items he may be in possession of.


  • Male,  white
  • 5'9” and approximately 155 pounds
  • Wearing a chain with a cross, blue mirrored sunglasses, black Under Armour T-shirt with the words “Super Elite Football”, black Michael Jordan gym shorts and flip flops

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact Constable J Frouws at 705-725-7025 ext. 2504 or jfrouws@barriepolice.ca . Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at P3 Tips.

Occurrence #: BA18043079

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180