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Police look to identify Zehrs theft suspect

It is alleged the suspect he fled on foot after stealing over $500 of meat and seafood
2018-02-12 Zehrs theft suspect
Zehrs theft suspect. Photo provided by Barrie Police Service

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance in identifying a male after he fled on foot after stealing over $500 of meat and seafood.

On Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 just before 3 p.m., the Loss Prevention Officer (LPO) at Zehrs located at 11 Bryne Dr. in the City of Barrie, observed a male enter the store and immediately fill up a cart with meat, seafood and a few additional items. (It is alleged that) he then walked directly back to the exit making no attempt to pay for his full cart. The LPO approached the male who fled on foot through the parking lot.

    •    Male, white
    •    Scruffy facial hair
    •    Brownish hair
    •    Approximately 50 years old
    •    Wearing a baseball hat, blue jacket and green pants

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC S Campbell of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2714 or email at Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online.