Residents asleep when homes entered

Following a series of break and enters in the area of Thorncrest Road and Marshall Street, Barrie police are encouraging homeowners to be vigilant in protecting their property as the homes were entered while residents were asleep.
The suspect(s) entered five homes at night through a garage door or a garage-man door. The suspect(s) stole property, food mostly, from the residences and in one instance was confronted by the homeowner. The suspect then fled through the front door.
Homeowners are reminded to lock all doors at their residence and take any safety precautions necessary.
The robberies took place through the evening hours. Police remind residents to lock all doors, including garage doors and be mindful of any suspicious activity in your neighbourhood.
“If you do see something contact police immediately. Do not confront the suspect(s) as they may be armed.”