Man charged after woman reports being followed

An Oro man is facing a charge of Criminal Harassment after a Barrie women reported to police that she had been followed by a vehicle with a male driver.
The woman, 21, told police she was followed Monday night as she walked home from the downtown area. The vehicle drove by her several times, she reported. The driver did not speak to the woman, but reportedly drove slowly and continued to follow her to the Livingstone and St. Vincent streets area.
The woman was able to provide police with a description of the vehicle and a plate number. She reported that the man was unknown to her and that she feared for her safety, police report.
When police arrived they were unable to locate the vehicle. However, at about 1:30 a.m., a vehicle matching the description with a lone driver was spotted and approached by police. An Oro man, 39, was subsequently charged and taken into custody. He was released with a February court date.

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