On Thursday, February 16, 2023, shortly after 11:00 p.m., Barrie Police responded to a report of an attempted robbery at a fast food business located on High Street in the city of Barrie.

Police were provided detailed descriptions of the suspects involved and were able to locate one of the involved male’s nearby as he walked away from the area on Maple Street. This male was found to be in possession of a weapon that was used during the attempted robbery and as a result, was arrested and transported to Barrie Police Headquarters where the investigation continued.

During the robbery attempt, no money was obtained, and the customer service representative was not injured. The second male suspect remains outstanding, and his identity is not known.

The accused, a 31-year-old from Barrie and of no fixed address, was charged with robbery (attempt) and fail to comply with a release order. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing that was scheduled to take place today.

Occurrence #: BA23010421
Prepared by: Corporate Communications Coordinator, Peter Leon


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