Foursome Take on Purse Snatching Suspect At Barrie Rec Centre

Teen Held Until Police Arrived

A group effort put an end to a purse snatching in Barrie. Around 4:30 Sunday afternoon, some folks sitting around the Allendale Rec Centre say a man was spotted snatching a purse from beside its owner. Four people chased after the alleged perp, and were able to hold him until police arrived. A 19-year-old man facing a theft charge.