Suspect in car theft fails to score merchandise from Barrie grocery store

Security got in the way of her plan

Things started off okay for a woman Barrie police allege stole a car from a Cumberland Street parking lot.

This happened shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Police say the woman drove the car to the Zehr’s on Yonge Street and attempted to steal nearly $1,000 worth of merchandise. When she was approached by security, she abandoned the cart.

The car is a 4-door black Toyota Corolla with licence CJRB836.

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The suspect is 5’10”, 30-35 years of age, average build, and she was wearing a green zip-up hoodie, black spandex and black Under Armour runners.

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If you have information, please contact Constable Graham at