Police Looking For Van, Suspect In Barrie Robbery

Police say victim had his cellphone, backpack and a set of headphones swiped early Thursday morning

Barrie Police looking for a suspect in a robbery investigation.

Police say a man had his cellphone, backpack and a set of headphones swiped early Thursday morning while on his way to work over the Anne Street bridge that crosses Highway 400.

A short time later, police were able to locate the discarded cellphone in a parking lot, but it was severely damaged.

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION

  • Older model (2000-2006) Dodge Caravan
  • Blue in colour
  • Visible rust above the wheel wells and along the bottom

Van was seen driving away southbound on Anne Street turning right onto Dunlop Street West

SUSPECT DESCRIPTION

  • Male black, 20’s
  • 6’ – 6’3”, thin muscular build
  • Clean shaven
  • Thick accent
  • Short shaved on the side hair with longer curls on top
  • Wearing a black hooded style sweatshirt and black jeans.

Anyone with information with regards to this robbery is asked to contact Barrie Police Investigative Services (705) 725-7025, ext. 2129.

You can also contact Crime Stoppers 1 (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com.