Cops Say Bandit Changed His Get Up In Between Hold Ups

Same Guy Believed to Be Behind Pair of Weekend Armed Hold Ups

Barrie Police are on the hunt for a suspect believed to be behind a pair of armed robberies yesterday.

The first on happened at a convenience store on Cundles Road off Bayfield around 12:30 Sunday afternoon. It’s said the bad guy showed the clerk a knife and demanded cash.

Later that afternoon, around 5:00, police say the same suspect pulled the same trick at a pet store on Livingstone Street.

In both cases, nobody was hurt. Police say the thief switched up his outfit between jobs.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male, white, thin build
  • 5’10” to 6’ tall
  • A dark coloured scarf or bandana covering his face
  • In the first incident, the suspect was wearing a thin grey, zip-up hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and tall black winter boots.
  • In the second incident, the suspect was wearing a grey coat with a black hoodie, blue jeans and black and white running shoes. He is also described as having purple hair showing underneath his hat/hood.

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