UPDATE: Arrest Made In Brazen Theft Reported At Barrie Convenience Store

Man Accused Of Stealing From Woman While Waiting In Line

FRIDAY  – Barrie Police says they have identified and charged a 41-year-old Barrie man with theft under $5,000 in connection to the theft from a wallet at Mac’s Convenience on Ferndale Drive. Various tips were received via social media.

TUESDAY – A pretty gutsy theft being reported by Barrie Police. They say a woman was in line buying smokes at a Ferndale Drive convenience store Saturday evening, and left her wallet on the counter to help the clerk find the brand she wanted. While she was gone, a guy in line behind her allegedly reached in and grabbed what money he could. She confronted him, he ran from the store. Have a peek at the suspect photo and call the cops if he looks familiar. He’s described as:

  • Male, black (35-40 yrs.)
  • Medium build, 6’0”
  • Wearing a black and white rimmed toque, dark coloured jacket with a fur lined collar and hood and dark pants.

Constable Palma of the Barrie Police Service gets your call at (705)725-7025, ext. 2585 or via email at mpalma@barriepolice.ca