Alleged Knife Thief Tests Out Product On Hand

Police Think Bandit Cut Himself During Theft

Stealing Knives from Cabela's Leaves Suspect with InjuryBarrie Police say a guy wanted for theft of knives has some telltale signs of the crime. Officers say when their suspect went into the change room of a Cabela’s to remove some hunting knives from their packaging, he cut his hand in the process. Investigators found an article of clothing soiled in blood in the change room, along with a shopping basket filled with empty packaging nearby. Police claim the theft happened August 8th around noon, and have security footage from the day of. The suspect is described as:
  • Male
  • white
  • medium build
  • approx. 5’9”
  • 250lbs.
  • Brown hair
  • goatee
  • Wearing a blue shirt, dark jeans, glasses, running shoes, carrying a dark satchel.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Minke of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2777, , or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at