Police looking to identify shoplifting suspect

The Barrie Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance after a suspect attempted to steal some merchandise from a store located in the south end of Barrie.

On Friday, Mar. 22, shortly after 3 p.m., police responded to Walmart, located on Mapleview Drive, after a male was observed concealing products that were selected from within the store in a grocery bag.

The suspect proceeded to leave the store without paying for the items, but dropped the bag as he hastily made his exit. Police are looking to identify the suspect, whose image was captured on video surveillance.

The suspect is described as a white male with short black hair and a dark moustache, wearing sunglasses on his head with a black coat, with a hood, and white/black shoes.

Anyone with information on this attempted theft is asked to contact Constable Baker of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2713, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com.

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