Car Fire Leads Police To AWOL Inmate

Search ended at Bayfield Mall

A collision last night in Midhurst began a chain of events that led to the arrest of an inmate reported missing fro the Central North Correctional Centre. A caller tipped Barrie Police to the driver heading down Bayfield Street. His vehicle was found in the Bayfield mall parking lot. As police searched the mall word came that the suspect’s vehicle was on fire. He was arrested nearby, a 37 year old, who was turned over to the OPP.