Cops On The Hunt for Knife-Wielding Convenience Store Thief

Suspect Caught on Camera

The search is on for a masked man wanted in connection to an armed holdup in Barrie.

Barrie Police say the theft happened around 1:00 Saturday morning at a convenience store in a plaza at Little and Bayview; the bad guy allegedly went into the store, showed off a knife, and demanded the cash register be opened. A grocery bag was filled with packs of cigarettes too, before the suspect fled on foot.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male, white
  • Approximately 5’6” tall, thin-build
  • Thick, dark eyebrows
  • Wearing a light grey zip-front hooded sweatshirt, black “Puma” track pants, brown boots and a dark face covering with white (upside down) letters on it

Investigating officers are asking anyone who may have information to please contact Constable Scott of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2741 or Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at