Man steals phone left behind by woman at Mac’s Convenience


Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a male following a theft that took place on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at approximately 4:00 p.m., at Mac’s Convenience, located 149 Dunlop Street, East, in the City of Barrie.

A woman is without her cell phone after inadvertently leaving it on a shelf while inside Mac’s Convenience. Within minutes of leaving the store the victim had realized she left her cell phone behind, and when she returned her phone was gone.

Video surveillance captured a male retrieving the victim’s cell phone from where she had left it, and concealing it in his pocket then purchasing a slushy and leaving the store.

The suspect is described as;

• Male, white (50-55 yrs.)
• Short black/grey hair and goatee
• Wearing glasses and a white t-shirt

Anyone with information is asked to Constable Thanasse of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2543, [email protected] or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave an anonymous tip online at