Winter Coat Thief Sought In Barrie

Pinched coats and pants from south-end sporting goods store

Barrie Police looking for a thief who made off with $1300 worth of winter wear from a south-end sporting goods shop.

A man was seen running out of the store around 4 o’clock Wednesday afternoon with winter jackets and pants in his arms. he made no attempt to pay for them.

The suspect is described as:

  • male, white
  • short brown hair, balding on top, with a thin beard/moustache
  • wearing a three-quarter length black wither jacket with a hood, khaki pants, winter boot
  • carrying a white cell phone

Investigating officers are asking anyone who may have information to please contact Constable P. Matte of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2557 or Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at