Suspect Sought Following Armed Robbery in Barrie

Cops Say Bad Guy Made Off With Cash and Smokes, Leaving Cashier Unhurt

A suspect on the lam after an armed robbery in Barrie.

Police are hunting for a tall, lean suspect after someone went into an East End Barrie convenience store Friday evening, armed with a weapon, and demanded cash.

The suspect was able to get a quantity of cash and cigarettes, according to investigators, before fleeing the store on foot, leaving the employee physically unhurt.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male, light skin
  • Over 6”0” tall
  • Thin to medium build

The suspect was wearing:

  • Green camouflage hoody with a front pouch
  • Black track pants with cuffs at the bottom and two zippers on the left leg near thigh
  • White high top “FILA” shoes with a white Velcro strap around the ankle and red and dark coloured stripes on the heels with dark soles
  • Black gloves, black and white patterned scarf/bandana covering the face
  • Blue vest or coat underneath the hoodie

Anyone who may have information should contact Detective Constable Watson of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2755, or Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS