The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was reported in the City of Barrie.

On Thursday, January, 9, 2020, shortly after 2:20 p.m., two female suspects entered the Shoppers Drug Mart located at 420 Essa Road and stole two Waterpik electric toothbrushes. After initially selecting the toothbrushes, one of the suspects concealed them in a purse and both of the women left the store without attempting to pay for them. These toothbrushes are valued at $350.00.

Police are seeking to identify the two suspects who are described as:

  • Female white, 5’1”, 20-30 years old, with brown hair tied back in a ponytail. She wore a black jacket that zipped up and had a big fur collar. She is also a suspect in an electronics store theft that was reported on December 11, 2019 after stole from a store located on Bryne Dr. and was wearing the same jacket. (see link below).
  • Female white, 5’1”approximately 40 years old and was wearing a black jacket with red trim.

Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact Constable Lainey of the Barrie Police Service by email at [email protected]. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous tip online at

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Occurrence #: CL20000076
Prepared by: Peter Leon, Corporate Communications Coordinator




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