UPDATE: Jewel Heist In Orillia Connected to Barrie Bank Robbery

Police Release Suspect Image Following Daytime Jewellery Store Holdup

Police have identified a suspect in this crime. Barrie Police say the same man was responsible for a bank robbery earlier the same day.

Police are asking for help tracking down a jewel thief. Orillia OPP say someone went into a Mississauga St. jewellery store around 2:00 this afternoon and told the employee he had a gun with him. No weapon was seen and no one was injured. The suspect is described as

  • White
  • 45-55 years old
  • 5’ 8” tall with a medium build
  • Salt and pepper coloured hair
  • Unshaven
  • Wearing a white and grey striped rugby style top
  • Dark touque with tassels

Anyone with information on this theft can contact the Orillia OPP detachment at (705)326-3536.