Update: The Barrie Police Service received information on Saturday, November 9, and the artwork was recovered. A suspect has been identified and charges are pending.



November 8, 2019 – The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was reported at Barrie’s City Hall.

It is believed that the theft took place on Monday, November 4, 2019, sometime between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. An unknown male took a large-scale photograph that was part of a display in the Rotunda area on the main floor, and left the building.

The photograph, “B25 – Bomber,” is quite large, measuring 48”(w) X 20”(h), and is printed on brushed aluminum.

The suspect being sought is described as:

  • Male, white
  • 35-40 years of age
  • Approximately 6’0 tall, medium build and short/buzzed hair.
  • Wearing grey or blue coloured hooded sweatshirt, green/olive coloured pants, black hat/beanie and dark coloured shoes or slippers

Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact Constable Opara of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2725, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com.

Occurrence #: BA19064017
Prepared by: Corporate Communications Coordinator, Jennett Mays


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