Police seek public’s help in fail-to-remain investigation

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance after a fail-to-remain collision that took place last Sunday, involving a nine-year-old boy.
On Sunday at 12:58 p.m., the Barrie boy was riding his bicycle on Agnes Street when a car travelling in the same direction came into contact with him, causing him to fall from his bike onto the roadway, police report. The driver got out for a brief moment, but jumped back into his car only to drive away at a high rate of speed. The entire incident was captured by a home video surveillance camera. The young cyclist sustained non-life threatening injuries as a result of this fail to remain collision.
The involved motor vehicle, which is believed to be a white Chrysler 300, has black sport style rims and should have some damage to the passenger side, front right corner. The driver is described as male tanned, heavy build, short black curly hair and was dressed in all black clothing.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Constable Guerrero at 705-725-7025, ext. 2628 or by email at dguerrero@barriepolice.ca. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com.
Police are encouraging the driver to either contact the investigating officer or attend to the Barrie Police Service Headquarters located at 29 Sperling Drive so that this collision can be properly investigated.