Barrie police seeking suspect in a series of armed robberies

Convenience stores have been targeted

A suspect in an armed robbery at a Circle K store early Sunday in Barrie is believed responsible for similar robberies at two other convenience stores in the city.

Police were called to the Circle K on Little Avenue just after 2 a.m. about a man who entered the store, displayed a weapon, and demanded cash. He got some money and cigarettes before fleeing on foot. The employee was not physically injured.

The same suspect is also believed to be responsible for similar robberies that occurred on Saturday, June 5 at approximately 3:00 a.m. at the Circle K location at 181 Livingstone Street East, and Sunday, May 30 at approximately 2:00 a.m. at the Circle K location at 353 Duckworth Street. No one was physically injured in these incidents either.

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The suspect is described as:

  • Male, white
  • Approximately 30 years old
  • Approximately 5’10” tall
  • Medium – heavy build
  • Dark hair
  • Wearing glasses
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Investigating officers are asking anyone who may have information to please contact Detective Constable M. Mulhall at mmulhall@barriepolice.ca or 705-725-7025 Ext. 2561. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com.