Break-in at Olive Oil Company as rash of break-and-enters continues in Barrie

Someone smashed in the front of the Barrie Olive Oil Co. Monday morning

“Times like this bring out the best in people but unfortunately also the worst,” read a post on the Barrie Olive Oil Facebook page on Monday morning.

Related: Barrie Police investigating series of opportunistic break-ins following provincial shut down order

The Bryne Drive location of the Barrie-based business was broken into sometime before 10 o’clock Monday morning. Barrie Police confirm investigators are probing the incident and have yet to zero in on a suspect.

After posting about the incident on its Facebook page, the Barrie Olive Oil Co. was met with an outpouring of support and praise for the small business.

Barrie Police say there has been a rash of break-and-enters reported in Barrie, following the issuing of a provincial shutdown order. Police offer the following tips to business owners:

  • Remove all valuables from storefront displays
  • Remove all cash from cash registers & leave it open with the cash tray out & visibly empty
  • Refrain from posting signs stating premise will be vacant for lengthy period of time.

Feature image courtesy Barrie Olive Oil Co. via Facebook