Suspect Sought In Attempted Fraud At the Source

Tried to buy iPhone

Barrie Police hoping the public can help identify a suspect in an alleged attempted fraud this week at the Source on Mapleview Drive. A clerk told police a man was in the store Tuesday afternoon wanting to buy an iPhone6S. He showed a Canadian Permanent Residence photo and a Social Insurance card as identification. The clerk had doubts about the SIN card and asked for another piece of ID, at which time the man fled the store empty-handed. He’s described as:

  • male, black
  • 6’0” to 6’2”
  • 180 lbs
  • black short dreadlocks or twists in his hair
  • spoke with a Caribbean accent


  • white T-shirt
  • long light blue jean shorts
  • white high top basketball shoes
  • black shoulder bag

Anyone with information that might help identify this man is asked to contact contact PC D Watson of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2755, mail to or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).