02/28/2014 06:41 EST | Updated 04/30/2014 05:59 EDT

Manitoba police apprehend dangerous man who walked away from Winnipeg hospital

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg police say they've apprehended a potentially violent man who walked away from a hospital in the city.

Police had issued a warning saying Robert Linklater left the Health Sciences Centre on Thursday night despite an order that he remain in care.

Police had said Linklater has violent tendencies, is considered dangerous and could be armed.