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Monday, April 8, 2019

Nicotine Fit

Barrie | by Ian MacLennan  

Robbery suspect makes off with cigarettes and cigars.

A robbery suspect in need of a smoke made off with cigarettes and flavoured cigars from a convenience store in Barrie.

Police say the man entered the store on Little Avenue at Bayview Drive around 1 a.m. on Saturday and demanded the clerk fill a grocery bag with cigarettes.

On the way out,  he grabbed some cigars and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as:

Male, white
Approximately 5’6” tall, thin-build
Thick, dark eyebrows
Wearing a light grey zip-front hooded sweatshirt, black “Puma” track pants, brown boots and a dark face covering with white (upside down) letters on it
Investigating officers are asking anyone who may have information to please contact Constable Scott of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2741 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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