Vancouver police looking for high-risk offender who fled from halfway house
Vancouver police are on the lookout for a high-risk federal offender who failed to return to his halfway house on Sunday.
Taylin Francis Brent Checkosis, 26, is wanted Canada-wide.
Police say Checkosis was serving a six-and-a-half-year sentence for being an accessory after the fact for murder, assault and aggravated assault with a weapon.
He was last seen around 2:45 p.m., when he left the halfway house and allegedly said he didn’t plan to come back.
Checkosis is described as Indigenous, five-foot-10 and 160 pounds, with black-brown hair and brown eyes.
He was last seen wearing a black jacket, grey athletic pants, a black baseball cap and black shoes and was carrying a black backpack.
Anyone who sees him or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911.
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