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Woman charged in relation to theft of a wallet from a stroller

A 35-year-old woman from Port McNicoll has been charged
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File photo. Kenneth Armstrong/BarrieToday
Police have arrested and charged a 35-year-old woman from Port McNicoll following a theft of a wallet from Wendy's Restaurant, on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

The woman has been charged with; Theft Under $5,000, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime and Breach of Probation.

She will appear in a Barrie Court of Justice on May 14, 2018.

Below is the original news release, as sent April 12 by Barrie Police:

On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, police responded to a theft at Wendy’s Restaurant located at the corner of Dunlop Street, West and Sarjeant Drive, in the City of Barrie. The theft was captured on video surveillance and police are looking to identify a female suspect and her male companion. 

At approximately 4:30 p.m. the victim had been pushing a stroller and sat down at a table near the exit. Her wallet had been placed in her child’s diaper bag, which had been hanging from the stroller. A woman had walked by exiting the restaurant, although stopped for a moment; glanced around and then quickly removed the victims wallet from the bag and fled the restaurant. 

The suspect had been accompanied by a male and young child. 

The suspects are described as:

Suspect 1

  • Female, white (28 yrs to 35 yrs.)
  • 5’6”
  • Heavy build
  • Blond hair - shoulder length 
  • Wearing a bright orange “Under Armour” Hoody

Suspect 2

  • Male (25 yrs. to 35 yrs.)
  • Described as Indigenous decent 
  • Wearing a black hoody, black pants and accompanying a young child (2 yrs. to 3 yrs.), light coloured hair and wearing a orange and grey shirt. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Boehler of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2789, or to remain or anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at