Barrie Police identify suspects in downtown stabbing

Warrants issued for two Toronto men

Barrie Police have put names to the faces of two suspects wanted in a stabbing on Dunlop Street in late July.

Warrants have been issued for:

  • Vishwanath Mangal, age 22, black, 5’6, 160lbs., with black hair, a large woman Grim Reaper tattoo on his left forearm, a Chucky the Clown tattoo on his right forearm and brown eyes
  • Andrew Tevoi Ford Smith, age 33, black, 5’10, 154lbs., also with black hair and brown eyes.

The suspects, who are both from the Toronto area, are wanted for:

  • Attempt to Commit Murder
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose

On Saturday, July 27, shortly after 3:00 a.m., Barrie Police responded to an incident on Dunlop Street between Bayfield Street and Maple Avenue in which a 28-year-old man suffered a life-threatening injuries stab wound. he remains in serious condition in hospital in Toronto.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Howe of the Barrie Police Homicide Unit at 705-725-7025, ext. 2164, or by email at dhowe@barriepolice.ca. Information can also be provided through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or www.p3tips.com.