Suspect Sought Following Armed Robbery in Barrie

Suspect Allegedly Demanded Clerk Lay On The Ground

Cops are on the hunt for a suspect after a daylight armed robbery.

Barrie Police investigators say someone walked into a convenience store on Innisfil St. around 6:00 Friday evening, and walked right behind the counter. That’s when police say the bad guy displayed a weapon and demanded the clerk lay down on the ground.

It’s said the suspect grabbed some cash and cigarettes before running from the store. The employee was not hurt.

The suspect is described as:

  • Younger male (adult age)
  • Tall with a slim build
  • Wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, with a black mask over his face, black pants with a Nike logo on the thigh, gloves and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Armstrong of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2586 or at Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at