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News Release: March 25, 2019

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News Release

Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: March 25, 2019
Occurrence Type: Inaccurate reports of attempted abductions at Georgian Mall
Occurrence #: -
Date: Monday, March 25, 2019 - 12:45pm

Recently reports have circulated on social media of attempted abductions at Georgian Mall in Barrie.

Police and Georgian Mall security services can confirm that these reports are inaccurate, and no such incidents have taken place.

Even so, Barrie Police remind all residents to be cautious of their personal safety, at all times. Employees who are leaving their place of employment at night or during less busy times are encouraged to use the buddy system. Be sure to park in well-lit areas and exercise vigilance when it comes to personal safety.

Suspicious behaviour can be reported to the Barrie Police non-emergency line at 705-725-7025, and in the event of an emergency, call 911.

Prepared by: Jennett Mays
                     Corporate Communications Coordinator