Man dressed as rodent in Barrie robbery makes international headlines

A robbery in Barrie, Ont., is making international headlines.

Barefoot man wears mouse or rat mask to rob convenience store

A man in a mouse mask has made off with money in a convenience store robbery in Barrie. In doing so, he made news all over the world. (Barrie police)

A robbery in Barrie, Ont., is making international headlines.

Barrie police are looking for a suspect who robbed a convenience store armed with a knife while wearing a plush mouse or rat mask over his head.

A headline in The Telegraph says "Canadian police are on the hunt for a barefoot man disguised as a mouse."

The Irish Examiner posted the surveillance video online with the headline "CCTV: Watch man disguised as a mouse rob shop at knifepoint."

Police say the robber made off with a quantity of cash in the incident early Tuesday and left the mask and knife outside the store.

The suspect is described as a barefoot six-foot, thin white male, who was wearing black pants, and a long sleeve shirt.


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