October 9, 2018 2:45 pm

Barrie man charged with extortion

The Barrie Police Service headquarters.

Nick Westoll / File / Global News
A A

A man from Barrie has been charged with extortion, police say.

According to Barrie police, on Friday, shortly after 9 a.m., investigators with the Barrie police, along with members of the biker enforcement unit, arrested 41-year-old Harry Ahmed in Barrie.

Police say Ahmed has been charged with extortion.

READ MORE: Police investigating hit-and-run in Barrie

According to police, the accused was held pending a bail hearing on Friday and is scheduled to appear in court again on Tuesday.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and more information will be provided as it becomes available.

© 2018 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Report an error

Comments

Comments closed.

Due to the sensitive and/or legal subject matter of some of the content on globalnews.ca, we reserve the ability to disable comments from time to time.

Please see our Commenting Policy for more.