Suspect sought after fundraiser jar stolen from beer store

The public’s help is being sought by Barrie police to identify a suspect who stole a donation jar meant for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada.
On Tuesday at 5:30 a.m. police received an alarm call from The Beer Store located at 299 Blake Street. The front window had been smashed and video surveillance showed a male enter and collect the Returns for Leukemia donation jar located on the counter. The suspect quickly fled the scene with only the jar in hand.
The suspect is described as white male, 50 to 60-years old, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with red trim, light coloured jeans and possibly white gloves. Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact Constable T Howlett of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2683 or
Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at


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