Police seek armed robbery suspect

Barrie Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred in downtown Barrie on Sunday afternoon.
Around 3:00 p.m., the suspect entered a convenience store in Barrie’s downtown area. The suspect walked behind the counter, displayed a weapon and made a demand for cash. The suspect obtained a quantity of cash and cigarettes before fleeing on foot. The employee was not physically injured as a result of the incident.
Police are seeking the assistance of the community in identifying the suspect.
The suspect is described as a male, non-white, about 6′ tall with a medium build. He was wearing a grey Toronto Raptor’s toque with white logo and multiple blue lines on top, a black scarf covering his face, black waist-length coat and black pants, black shoes with white soles, blue gloves with a white patterned design and a large, possibly, diamond earring in his left ear.
Investigating officers are asking anyone who may have information to please contact Detective Constable Latham of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2743 or slatham@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com.

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