UPDATE: Barrie Sexual Assault Suspect Caught

Police Say Man Grabbed Woman At Wellington St. Pharmacy

Jan. 15th – A Barrie man faces a Sexual Assault charge thanks to social media. Barrie Police say reports a woman’s bottom was grabbed at a Wellington St. Shopper’s Drug Mart in late November made it onto social media. From there, officers say multiple tips came in, leading to the arrest of a 52-year-old man.

Dec. 4th – Barrie Police are on the hunt for a sexual assault suspect. Officers say a female suspect had her buttocks and genital area grabbed from behind, while waiting in line at the Wellington St. Shopper’s Drug Mart. The victim says it happened around 1:30 Sunday afternoon, and police have surveillance still images of a suspect. He is described as:

  • Male, white
  • Approximately 40 years old
  • 6′-6’2″
  • Lean build
  • Dark, medium length hair


  • Red shirt with white lettering
  • Plaid, hooded jacket
  • Black baseball hat with white lettering
  • Jeans

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident or anyone who can ID the suspect to contact Detective Constable Stamp of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025