Metro Vancouver Transit Police have arrested 35-year-old Richard Linklater on a Canada-wide warrant after he forced his way through a faregate at a SkyTrain station.
Officers spotted Linklater on June 1. He had a warrant out for his arrest for breaching a long-term supervision order.
Additional officers arrived to help arrest Linklater after he became agitated and told police they would have to take him “the hard way.”
Linklater was convicted of robbery, fraud, driving while disqualified and escaping lawful custody in February 2017. He has more than 50 criminal convictions in total.
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