Written By: Thursday, February 8th 2018

A man is wanted by Barrie Police in connection to a sweat suit walking out of the Roots store at the Georgian Mall on Sunday January 28th.

The man chatted with an employee at the store for a short time and was allowed to try on a sweatshirt and sweatpants. Moments later the man left the changeroom and skedaddled out of the store. The employee quickly checked the change room and it appeared that the man had removed the security tags from the clothing.


  • Male, white
  • Approximately 30-years-old
  • 350-400lbs
  • 6’0″
  • Shaggy beard and long unkempt hair
  • Wearing a black Oakley baseball cap, white shirt under a black hoodie, black winter coat with grey sleeves with unknown logo on back (number 5 over a 7), blue jeans and grey/white running shoes


Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC B Carleton of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2549 or email at bcarleton@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com