December 20, 2019 – Barrie Police have identified and charged a male in relation to this occurrence. Thank you to the media and the public for your assistance. 


On Sunday, November 17, 2019, at approximately 2:00 a.m., the victim was at a downtown Barrie nightclub, when an unknown male approached the victim from behind and made unwanted gestures that were sexual in nature. After repeatedly telling the suspect to stop, he finally complied and walked away. However, he was soon observed carrying out the same advances towards another victim.

Police are now appealing to the public for assistance in identifying the suspect in this occurrence.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male
  • Approximately 5’8” tall
  • Heavy build
  • Short brown hair
  • Approximately 30 years old
  • Wearing a hunting camouflage jacket and a red and white Canada baseball hat

The investigation is ongoing and investigating officers are asking anyone who may have information to please contact Detective Constable D. Koopmans of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2936 or [email protected]. Any information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or through an anonymous tip online at

Occurrence #: BA19066632
Prepared by: Corporate Communications Coordinator, Jennett Mays


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