Around 1:10 Sunday morning Flin Flon RCMP were advised that a man wanted on numerous outstanding warrants was seen walking on Third Avenue. Several officers began making patrols and located three people walking along a path near Bracken Street. When an officer approached the group the wanted man took off. A foot pursuit ensued and the suspect sprayed the officer with bear spray. The suspect was arrested a short time later.
19 year old Nathaniel Linklater is facing seven new charges along with his seven outstanding warrants. They include assaulting an officer with a weapon, possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose, resisting arrest, three charges for failing to comply and administering a noxious substance. He was remanded into custody.