A Barrie man was released from the Don Jail on Dec. 1 after serving time for offences committed in the Toronto area.
As he stepped out the door, officers from the Barrie Police approached and arrested the male on an outstanding warrant for Fail to Appear Court and Theft. He was transported from Toronto to Barrie where he was held pending a bail hearing.
In other police news:
Police were called to a north-end bar after two men became involved in an altercation. During the altercation one male decided to pull a knife and threaten the other male.
When police arrived the male fled the scene and was observed running south from the area of the altercation. Police checked the area extensively but were unable to locate the suspect.
He is described as a smaller Asian male with a thin build, about 19-20 years old. He was wearing a white hat, beige jacket, and jeans. He was also said to have a large tattoo of an Asian symbol on his neck.
If you have any information that could assist police in the investigation, you are asked to contact Crime Stoppers.