Police & the Community


Police Seek ID of Theft Suspect

Police Seek ID of Theft Suspect
September 14th, 2018 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police are looking to ID a male who attempted to steal a cart full of groceries and upon being arrested ran from the Loss Prevention Officer (LPO).

On Thursday, September 13th, 2018 just after 6:00 pm the LPO working at Loblaws located at 472 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie, noticed a male walking out of the store having not paid for his cart of groceries.  He was approached and told he was being arrested for theft of the groceries and he immediately fled, leaving the cart of food behind. He was last seen jumping in a light blue, metallic Buick and leaving southbound.


  • Male, white
  • 45 to 55-years-old
  • Shaved head
  • Glasses
  • Wearing a grey and black hooded shirt, jeans and running shoes

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact Constable M Mellish of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2634 or mmellish@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 #: BA18046280

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180