Barrie Police credit help from the public in leading to the arrest of two suspects in connection with alleged assaults that took place in the area of Anne and Dunlop Streets last month.
#BarriePolice, through the overwhelming and incredible assistance of the public have identified these suspects from an assault that happened on Anne St. on July 17. Both have been charged with Assault and the male has also been charged with Breach of Probation. #ThankyouBarrie pic.twitter.com/gCJBVCHlFV— Barrie Police (@BarriePolice) August 8, 2021
Police said a woman was walking on Anne Street around 9 p.m. on July 17 when she was approached by two people and assaulted. Police said a Good Samaritan tried to intervene and was assaulted by the pair. A third person who left a nearby establishment to try and break up the fight was also assaulted. Police said the first two victims sustained minor injuries, while the third person was unhurt.
In a tweet on Sunday, police said two suspects have been charged with assault and the male has also been charged with breach of probation.