Man allegedly steals purse, taxi
Vancouver police have arrested a 25-year-old man who barricaded himself in an apartment after an alleged robbery.
Const. Brian Montague says the man allegedly snatched a woman's purse on Tuesday night near downtown Vancouver.
Montague says the suspect then drove off in a stolen taxi cab.
Police tracked the man down at an apartment and negotiators convinced him to surrender to police.
Montague says police will be recommending several criminal charges.
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